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Joachim and Anna under the Golden Gate - Albrecht Durer prints

Joachim and Anna under the Golden Gate

By Albrecht Durer

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Joachim and Anna under the Golden Gate - Albrecht Durer print

Albrecht Durer
1511

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Reference: Bartsch 79, Meder 191, Schoch, Mende, Scherbaum 169

Date: 1511

Medium: woodcut

Edition size: Latin Text Edition

Image size: 29.6 x 21 cm

Sheet size: 29.6 x 21 cm

Condition: pristine

Signature: unsigned

Price: poa

Description:

This scene depicts Joachim and Anna embracing, after being told to meet at the Golden Gate of Jerusalem by angels who foretold the birth of Mary. The arch of the gate, which acts like an architectural frame, draws the viewer into the scene as an observer. Spectators express curiosity, while at the lower left, one of Joachim’s shepherds follows him.

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