Cranach - Nativity of Christ
Nativity of Christ
Lucas Cranach the Elder
Private Collection
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Painting:
CDA ID / Inventory NumberPRIVATE_NONE-P008
Persistent Linkhttp://lucascranach.org/PRIVATE_NONE-P008
FR (1978) No.FR102
Title:
Nativity of Christ[Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, No. 102]
Attribution:
Lucas Cranach the Elder [Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, No. 102]
Dating:
about 1518 - 1520[Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, No. 102]
Owner / Repository / Location:
OwnerPrivate Collection
RepositoryPrivate Collection
Location
Dimensions:
Dimensions of support: 27.5 x 18.5 cm [Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, No. 102]
Support:
Painting on wood [Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, No. 102]
Signature / Date:
None
Description:
The Virgin, Joseph and two angels are gathered together with the ox and the donkey around a stone block on which the radiant infant Christ is bedded. The shepherds watch the event through a window behind the Virgin, and are also shown on a hill at the right in the background being promised the birth of a Saviour by an angel. [Görres, cda 2014]
Provenance:
- 1933 recorded at L. Hirsch, London
[Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, No. 102]
Sources / Publications:
Reference on PageCatalogue NumberFigure/Plate
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979102
Friedländer, Rosenberg 193291