THE NATIVITY OF CHRIST

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GREEK, 17TH CENTURY

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THE NATIVITY OF CHRIST

GREEK, 17TH CENTURY

The Mother of God on a rocky platform, kneening in front of Christ, the latter with swaddling clothes, placed in a manger of rectangular shape, to the left of the mountain three angels and below the Magi on horseback, opposite an angel announces Christ's birth to the Shepherds, in the foreground Joseph in a pensive mood hearing of the news from an elderly shepherd, and two maids preparing the newborn's bath

13? x 10 3/8 in. (33.7 x 26.3 cm)