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The Circumcision  wikidata:Q25410150 
Artist
creator QS:P170,Q17169
The Circumcision
Object type painting
Description
English: The New Testament relates how after his birth, Jesus was circumcised according to Jewish tradition (Luke 2: 21).

The Circumcision about 1500, Workshop of Giovanni Bellini

The black background seems to be original. Paintings of this subject were highly popular in Venice in the late 15th and early 16th century; this composition was extremely popular and was much copied and adapted. (says NG)
Date circa 1500
date QS:P571,+1500-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
Dimensions Height: 74.9 cm (29.4 ″); Width: 102.2 cm (40.2 ″)
dimensions QS:P2048,+74.9U174728;P2049,+102.2U174728
institution QS:P195,Q180788
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Source/Photographer http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings/workshop-of-giovanni-bellini-the-circumcision

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