[Presentation in the Temple]Venerunt in Jerusalem, ut sifterent eum Domino / S. Luc. Cap. II V.22 / Florentiae in Sacrario S. Marci
Engraving with small margins, platemark 290 x 275mm (11¾ x 10¾"). Glued to backing sheet.
'They brought him to Jerusalem, to present him to the Lord'. Engraving after Florentine painter Fra Bartolommeo (1472-1517). Painted for the novitiate chapel of S Marco, Florence in 1516, The Uffizi exchanged the work in 1793 for Durer's 'Adoration of the Magi' in Vienna. Fra Bartolommeo's painting is now in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna.
For another engraving of the same work, see ref. 27307.
[Ref: 35209] £140.00