This week we take a brief pictorial look at the Presentation of our Blessed Lady as a young child into the Temple.

The Seven Sorrows of the Virgin; Simon Bening (Flemish, about 1483 – 1561); Bruges, Belgium; about 1525 – 1530; Tempera colors, gold paint, and gold leaf on parchment; Leaf: 16.8 x 11.4 cm (6 5/8 x 4 1/2 in.); Ms. Ludwig IX 19, fol. 251v