The Presentation in the Temple

Francesco Villamena, Italian, 1564/66 - 1624
after Paolo Veronese, Italian, 1528 - 1588



Engraving on laid paper


Plate: 14 3/16 × 17 3/8 in. (36 × 44.1 cm)

Sheet: 14 1/2 × 17 5/8 in. (36.8 × 44.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Jean and Adolph Weil Jr. 1935 Fund



Place Made: Italy, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, bottom left to right: Quod opus de Chrifto Iefu in templo oblato Paulus Veronenfis pictor eximus penicillo expreffit Francifcus Villamena Affifias aere incifum, / ADMONVM ILL.ET.RMO.D.D.MARCELLO VESTRIO BARBIANO SECRETARIO APOSTOLICO VIRTVTVM PATRONO D.D.D. / Romae Cum Privilegio Summi Pontificis atq. Superiorum Permissu. Anno Sesquimillesimo Nonagesimo Septimo.

Exhibition History

Envisioning Jerusalem: Prints from Durer to Rembrandt, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 9-June 19, 2011.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 12, 2002-April 13, 2003.


Pierre Mariette (1634-1716) [Lugt 1790, dated 1677]; James A. Bergquist, Boston, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 2001.

Catalogue Raisonne

Nagler 16 (Nagler records a first state before inscription)

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