Circumcision of Christ
ID
 
450
 
Original Country
 
Italy
 
Region
 
Umbria
 
Creator
 
undetermined
 
Creator Role
 
Painter
 
Sorting Title
 
S. Anna, Circumcision of Christ
 
Subject
 

Description: Circumcision of Christ.

Interpretation: Rather than a priest in the temple, a woman preforms the circumcision. This was possibly a reference to Zipporah circumcising her and Moses' son.

 
Creation Date
 
1518
 
Century
 
16th
 
Style Genre
 
Renaissance
 
Work Type
 
manuscript
 
Format Medium
 

monochrome fresco

 
Original Structure
 

cloister

 
Specific Location
 

lower level lunettes

 
Photo Credit
 
Max Hutzel
 
Image Source
 
Research Library, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles
 
Photo Repo Number
 
86.P.8
 
Contributor
 
Lisa W. Tom
 
Image of Circumcision of Christ.