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The Presentation of Christ in the Temple Pietro Antonio Magatti (1691-1767)

The Presentation of Christ in the Temple

Pietro Antonio Magatti (1691-1767)

  • TITLE

    : The Presentation of Christ in the Temple
  • AUTHOR

    : Pietro Antonio Magatti (1691-1767)
  • DATE

    : c. 1725 - 1730
  • TYPE

    : Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    : Oil on canvas
  • DIMENSIONS

    : 72 × 93 cm
  • SUBJECT

    : Sacred art
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    :
  • ROOM

    : 17

This painting, with its very balanced composition and extremely delicate tones, shows the presentation of Jesus in the Temple, just as Simeon takes the Child into his arms. Its formal characteristics show that it must have been painted in the 1720s. Scholars are undecided on whether this is a preparatory study or a work that is small in size to make it suitable for private devotion.

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  • TITLE

    The Presentation of Christ in the Temple
  • AUTHOR

    Pietro Antonio Magatti (1691-1767)
  • DATE

    c. 1725 - 1730
  • TYPE

    Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    Oil on canvas
  • DIMENSIONS

    72 × 93 cm
  • SUBJECT

    Sacred art
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

  • ROOM

    17

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