Lorenzo and Jacopo Salimbeni, The Visitation: Detail from The Life of John the Baptist

Oratorio of St. John the Baptist, Urbino, Italy

On the left Elizabeth, pregnant with John the Baptist, greets Mary, pregnant with Jesus. On the right, Zechariah welcomes Mary to his and Elizabeth's home. As usual in Visitation images, the artists provide Mary with some accompanying women.

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Photographed at the Oratorio by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.