Pseudo-Domenico di Michelino, Christ among the Doctors, The Transfiguration
Tempera and gold on wood panel.
From a predella
Pinacoteca Vaticana, Rome
The Jesus of the Transfiguration panel is remarkably youthful and unlike what had become the standard portrayal by the 15th century. The boy in the Temple also looks younger than the 12 years reported in Luke's Gospel.
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More of Young Jesus Among the Doctors
Photographed at the Pinacoteca Vaticana by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.