The Circumcision

Oil on canvas | 44.7 x 63.2cm | c. 1739 - 1774

Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich

The Dresden painter Dietrich was known for his pastiches of Rembrandt and other painters of the 17th and 18th centuries. When he was a week old, the infant Christ was taken to the Temple, circumcised and given the name Jesus (Luke II, 21). Mosaic Law...
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