(b. ca. 1450, Cortona, d. 1523, Cortona)

Scenes from the Lives of Joachim and Anne

c. 1490
Panel, 24 x 43 cm
Private collection

This panel and another, The Birth of the Virgin in the same private collection, are from a predella of an unidentified Luca Signorelli altarpiece. In this panel three episodes are depicted: Joachim's expulsion from the temple; an angel visiting him in his retreat; meeting with his wife at the Golden Gate.