Adoration of the Magi, detail.
 Metsys, Quentin, 1465 or 6-1530

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Title:Adoration of the Magi, detail
Notes:

...The caricature-like features of the Magi (not seen in this detail) and their retinue reveal Massys's interest in the extreme physiognomic types popularized by Leonardo da Vinci and made available to Northern artists through prints. It was this interest in the psychology of physiognomy that made Massys such a gifted portraitist. [from Met gallery notes.]

Date:1526
Artist:Metsys, Quentin, 1465 or 6-1530
Building:Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Object/Function:Painting, panel
City/Town:New York
State:NY
Country:United States

Scripture:Isaiah 66:10-14
Lectionary links:CProp09
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General Subject:Maternal Love
Mater amabilis
Adoration of the Magi

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Attribution:Metsys, Quentin, 1465 or 6-1530. Adoration of the Magi, detail, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=54371 [retrieved August 23, 2019].
Record Number:54371 Last Updated: 2013-12-18 08:36:01 Record Created: 2010-04-13 15:19:15
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