GUIDO DA SIENA
(active in the second half of 13th century in Siena)
Presentation of Jesus at the Temple1270s
Tempera on wood, 35 x 49 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris
This painting belonged to a polyptych depicting twelve scenes from the life of Christ. The polyptych was dismembered at the beginning of the nineteenth century and the panels are now dispersed to various collections. The scenes are the following:
1. Annunciation (University Art Museum, Princeton)
It is assumed that the Coronation of the Virgin in the Courtauld Galleries, London, formed also part of this polyptych.