Giotto, St. Joachim and the Shepherds

Scrovegni Chapel, Padua

This is the second of the chapel's panels on the parents of the Virgin Mary. Having been rejected from the Temple, Joachim goes in shame to the mountains in a far-away country and joins his shepherds there.

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