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Adoration of the Magi

ca. 1515
38 11/16 x 21 7/8 in. (98.2 x 55.5 cm)

Master of the Holy Blood (aka Master of St. Sang)

Object Type: Painting
Medium and Support: Oil on panel
Credit Line: Marion Stratton Gould Fund
Accession Number: 1980.43
Location: Currently on view
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This painting depicts the New Testament story of one of the most popular devotional images in Christian art, the Adoration of the Magi. After Christ was born, three wealthy Magi, or Kings, from the east came to Jerusalem seeking the one “who was born king of the Jews.” When they found him near Bethlehem with Mary and Joseph, seen here standing behind the Virgin and infant Christ, they “bowed down and worshipped him, opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold, incense and myrrh.”

[Gallery label text, June 2013]

R. Bastianelli, Rome; Private collection, Germany; brought by the collector to New York in the 1930s [per Schickman Gallery]; Herner-Wengraff Gallery, London; Schickman Gallery, New York; purchased by the Gallery in 1980

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