The Presentation in the Temple

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


16th century

Engraving on laid paper

Plate: 14 1/8 × 17 1/4 in. (35.8 × 43.8 cm)

Sheet: 16 7/16 × 21 1/8 in. (41.8 × 53.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of James A. Bergquist



Place Made: Italy, Europe



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Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, bottom margin: Quod opus de Chrifto Iefu in templo oblato Paulus Veronenfis pictor eximius penicillo expreffit Francifcus MARCELLO VESTRIO BARBIANO SECRETARIO APOSTOLICO VIRTVTVM PATRONO D.D.D. / Romae Cum Privilegio Summi Pontificis atq. Superiorum Permi ssu. Anno Sesquimille Simo Nonagesimo Septimo.


James A. Bergquist, Boston; given to present collection, 2003.

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