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The Presentation of Christ in the Temple

Artist:
Moderno (Galeazzo Mondella) (Italian, Verona 1467–1528 Verona)
Date:
model ca. 1495 (possibly cast 16th century)
Medium:
Copper alloy with greenish brown natural patina.
Dimensions:
10 x 6.4 cm, wt. 135.54 g.
Classification:
Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.1347
Not on view
This plaquette represents the second in a series of four, all devoted to the Life of Christ, which Moderno produced beginning in the early 1490s. The Lehman version is an old aftercast with some loss of detail, possibly dating from the sixteenth or seventeenth century. In facture and color it is close to catalogue entry No. 139.
Robert Lehman, New York
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