Luini "Adoration of the Magi" (1520-25) Louvre, Paris
"I should have wished them to understand what an inestimable present I had just received and, to show their gratitude . . . without seeming any more conscious of its value than the charming Mage with the arched nose and fair hair in Luini's fresco, to whom, it was said, Swann had at one time thought to bear a striking resemblance." — Within a Budding Grove

Adoration of the Magi

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