Christ Among the Doctors

First half of 17th century
Oil on wood
Musei Capitolini, Rome

The boy Jesus sits on a dais above the crowd of scholars in the Temple, as in many earlier images based on Luke 2:46-48. The work may have been influenced by Tintoretto's perspectival arrangement of the figures.

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Photographed at the Musei Capitolini by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.