The Presentation of the Virgin at the Temple (Titian)

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The Presentation of the Virgin at the Temple is a 1534–1538 painting by Titian. It depicts the three year-old Virgin Mary entering the Temple of Jerusalem.[1] It was commissioned by the fraternity based in the Scuola Grande di Santa Maria della Carita, a building later incorporated into the Galleria dell'Accademia, where the work now hangs.


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  • Stefano Zuffi, Tiziano, Milan, Mondadori Arte, 2008 ISBN 978-88-370-6436-5
  • Marion Kaminski, Tiziano, Cologne, Könemann, 2000 ISBN 3-8290-4553-0


  1. ^ Porter, J. R. (2010). The Lost Bible. New York: Metro Books. p. 7. ISBN 978-1-4351-4169-8.