Younger Master of the Gradual
The Presentation in the Temple in an Initial S

Cologne, 1330-1335
Manuscript illumination
Aarau, Aargauer Kantonsbibliothek, MsWettFm 3, folio 9v

The baby's placement on the altar and his reluctance to be held by a stranger are characteristic of 14th-century versions of the Presentation event, as is the young woman holding the basket of doves. But the covering of Simeon's hands is a very old detail.

More of the Presentation in the Temple

Source: e-Codices