Carlo Caliari, The Presentation in the Temple

Caliari, Carlo (1570 Venice 1596). The Presentation in the Temple. Mary with child in her arms kneeling before the priest. On the left young man with two doves on a tray. Steel engraving by Johann Geyer (Nuremberg 1842 – Berlin 1915). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. Inscribed: Museum in Berlin. / Carlo Caliari pinxt. / Geyer sc., otherwise in German-English as above. 6⅛ × 5½ in (15.7 × 13.9 cm).

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“ Subject: Thanks!

Thanks for your kind reply. I wanted to comment that your thoughts on freedom (the quote that you had on the end of your message to me) are exactly the same as my beliefs.

I write, however, because I was surprised to get it from Europe … Although an American, almost all my early family were Huguenots … In fact, my relative, Jan C. is noted as the earliest C. to have arrived in N. America (in 1636, I think) … ”

(Mrs. C. F., November 14, 2003)