Cesare Nebbia
The Presentation of Mary in the Temple

1350-90
Mosaic
Façade of the Duomo, Orvieto, Italy

All eyes are on the young girl as she walks up the steps to the high priest. He wears the crown and breastplate of Aaron; she, the blue that will be her signature and that is seconded by all but one of the women in the scene.

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