Discourse with the Doctors

Description

Mary and Joseph lift their hands in praise on finding Jesus in the temple discoursing with the doctors of the Law.
Duccio di Buoninsegna, c. 1255-1319, Italian painter, a major figure in the Sienese school whose influence on the development of painting was profound. His works for the Siena Cathedral (1308-1311) are largely Byzantine in style, with much gold detail, but depicted with warmth and tenderness.