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Dish with Presentation in the Temple

Urbino Nicola da, circle of

Urbino, c. 1525 - 1530

22.7 cm (height)

tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)

The plate depicts the Presentation of Christ in the Temple which, according to Luke, chapter 2, took place forty days after his birth, as Jewish law required. The painting is either a late work by Nicola or by a close associate. No iconographical prototype has been traced.

Lent from the Barlow Collection.  LI206.15

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