Minnesota Musing: A Picture of Jesus in the Temple
Jesus as a Small Child
The painting is of Jesus, as he talked to the Scribes. The picture portrays a moment where Jesus is not speaking, and it seems to be a moment of pause. All the men are listening. One man has his hand on his chin, pondering and one man has a book open.
This picture, by Heinrich Hofmann, done in 1881, from the book of Luke. Luke 2: 46-47. The artist incorporated his view of what he read and did the painting.