The Adoration of the Kings

Possibly painted as part of the predella of an altarpiece, though predellas were already rare in Venetian art in Giorgione's lifetime. The three kings (magi) are all kneeling. The most prominent has already presented his gift, which is held by Saint Joseph.

Key facts

Artist dates
active 1506; died 1510
Full title
The Adoration of the Kings
Date made
Medium and support
Oil on wood
29.8 x 81.3 cm
Acquisition credit
Bought, 1884
Inventory number
Location in Gallery