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The Presentation of the Christ Child in the Temple

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Terracotta model for ivory carvers. Plaque: Presentation in the Temple. terracotta. Christ Child on altar being given by Virgin to Joachim. Anna standing at left holding basket in right hand, candle in left. under a 4 trefoil arched canopy.

Provenance

Until 1967, Hugo Oelze (d. 1967), Amsterdam; 1967, by inheritance to his brother, Dr. F. W. Oelze, Germany [see note 1]; 1968, gift of Dr. Oelze to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 13, 1968) Notes: [1] See MFA curatorial recommendation letter of March 13, 1968 by Hanns Swarzenski.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. F. W. Oelze in memory of Dr. Hugo Oelze

French, Medieval (Gothic), 14th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

5.71 x 5.08 cm (2 1/4 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

68.70

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture