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Virgin Returning to the House of Her Parents

c. 1455
Attributed to Giovanni di Pietro, also called Nanni di Pietro, Italian (active Siena), documented 1439-68, died before 1479
This panel shows an incident recounted in The Golden Legend (c. 1267), a collection of sacred stories by a priest named Jacobo da Voragine (1230–1298) living in Genoa. He describes the Virgin returning home to her parents' house with a group of young women after her wedding....

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