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Presentation of Christ in the Temple

Predella panel of an altarpiece; companion to John G. Johnson Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art (Cat. 19), and a panel in the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (1731/5)

Giovanni Toscani (Giovanni di Francesco Toscani), Italian (active Florence), c. 1370-80 - 1430

Geography:
Made in Florence, Italy, Europe

Date:
c. 1427-1430

Medium:
Tempera and gold on panel with horizontal grain

Dimensions:
7 1/4 x 19 3/8 inches (18.4 x 49.2 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 312, European Art 1100-1500, third floor

Accession Number:
Cat. 18

Credit Line:
John G. Johnson Collection, 1917

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Label:
This panel was part of a predella, an old Italian word meaning step, which supported the main part of an altarpiece.


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