Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple

size(cm): 50x50
Sale price€189,95 EUR


The painting Presentation of the Virgin at the Temple by Domenico Ghirlandaio is a masterpiece of the Italian Renaissance. With an original size of 450 cm, the work is impressive in its scale and complexity.

Ghirlandaio's artistic style is characterized by his attention to detail and his ability to create complex compositions. In this work, you can see how he uses perspective to create a sense of depth and space. The characters are arranged in different planes, which gives a sense of movement and dynamism to the scene.

Color is also a prominent aspect of the work. Ghirlandaio uses a rich and varied palette of warm and cool tones, giving a sense of life and movement to the painting. The details in the clothing of the characters and in the architecture of the temple are particularly impressive.

The story behind the painting is interesting in itself. The work represents the moment when the Virgin Mary is presented in the Temple of Jerusalem by her parents, Joachim and Ana. The scene is a common theme in Christian art, but Ghirlandaio manages to give it a personal and unique touch.

Despite its importance in art history, the work is poorly known compared to other works of the time. However, it is an impressive display of Ghirlandaio's talent and skill, and deserves to be admired and studied by any art lover.

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