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The Presentation of Christ in the Temple Giandomenico Tiepolo (1727-1804)

The Presentation of Christ in the Temple

Giandomenico Tiepolo (1727-1804)

  • TITLE

    : The Presentation of Christ in the Temple
  • AUTHOR

    : Giandomenico Tiepolo (1727-1804)
  • INVENTARIO

    :
  • DATE

    : c. 1754
  • TYPE

    : Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    : Oil on canvas
  • DIMENSIONS

    : 39 × 52 cm
  • SUBJECT

    : Sacred art
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    : 18th century Venetian painting,18th century Venice painting
  • ROOM

    : 17

This Presentation of Christ in the Temple is based on the same subject painted by Veronese on the organ wings in the church of San Sebastiano in Venice. The scene contains some anachronisms, such as Saint Simeon who, with the exception of his headgear, is wearing the insignia of a Catholic bishop. Note that the cope and crosier are almost identical to those of the bishop we see in inv. 141. Scholars suggest that this can be dated to around 1754.

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  • TITLE

    The Presentation of Christ in the Temple
  • AUTHOR

    Giandomenico Tiepolo (1727-1804)
  • INVENTARIO

  • DATE

    c. 1754
  • TYPE

    Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    Oil on canvas
  • DIMENSIONS

    39 × 52 cm
  • SUBJECT

    Sacred art
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    18th century Venetian painting,18th century Venice painting
  • ROOM

    17

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