Workshop of Francesco Giambattista da Ponte, called Francesco Bassano (Bassano 1549-1592 Venice)
The Presentation in the Temple oil on canvas 43.5 x 57.5cm (17 1/8 x 22 5/8in).
PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Milan (acquired in the 1950s) Thence by descent to the present owner
The present painting is based on a composition formerly in the collection of the Duc d'Orléans, which is after the engraving by F. Couché (see: Burlington Magazine, July-December, 1932, pp. 112-113, ill.)