Passing/Posing (Female Prophet Anne, Who Observes the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple)

Artist:Kehinde Wiley

Medium: Oil on canvas mounted on panel


Dimensions: 96 x 60 x 1 1/2 in. (243.8 x 152.4 x 3.8 cm)



Accession Number: 2003.90.2

Catalogue Description:
Young black man standing in a dramatic pose with his head turned in profile (to his proper right), his eyes gazing at his uplifted hand. The number 30 is on the v-neck jersey he's wearing. A large, ornate halo surrounds his head and shoulders. The canvas is arched at top and is decorated with ornate and intertwined floral scrolls.

Brooklyn Museum