Va. art museum displaying painting of 'The Visitation'

December 25, 2014 3:45 PM

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The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is putting a timely and powerful painting on display.

The museum in Richmond recently acquired "The Visitation" by 17th-century Baroque master Mattia Preti. The painting depicts the meeting of the Virgin Mary and her cousin Elizabeth, the first episode in the life of Christ recorded by Luke.

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