Friday, December 22, 2006

Creches From Around the World


Russian Icon.
Nativity of Christ.
15th century.
Novgorod school.
The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow.


Robert Campin.
Nativity.
c. 1425-1430.
Oil on wood.
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Dijon, France.



Matthias Grünewald.
Concert of Angels (left) and Nativity (right). 1510-1515. Oil on panel.
Musée d'Unterlinden, Colmar, France



Alessandro Botticelli.
Mystic Nativity. 1500.
Tempera on canvas.
National Gallery, London




Caravaggio.
Nativity with Saints Francis and Lawrence., 1609. Oil on canvas.
San Lorenzo, Palermo, Italy.
Caravaggio byname of Michelangelo Merisi.

Note: This painting was stolen in 1969 from the Oratory of San Lorenzo, Palermo

I hope all of you have a wonderful weekend! Merry Christmas!

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N Posted by Rain at 12/22/2006 08:21:00 PM

3 Comments

  • Blogger Ang-ang posted at 1:43 AM  
    thats hot
  • Anonymous Mystery Maiden posted at 11:09 PM  
    Merry Christmas! I loved seeing the different visions of nativity side-by-side.

    :)
    Mystery
    www.shotinthedarkmysteries.com
  • Blogger Sheila posted at 12:13 AM  
    Dearest Rain,

    Merry Christmas to you and your family. May you have the best year ahead. All the best, Sheila.
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