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Sketch for the Nativity
Sketch for the Nativity
Artist:
Date:
1841
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Lithograph
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.13461
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Three women are sitting on the ground; all have their heads covered with shawls and are generally covered in robe-like dresses. The one at the right, however, has a low-cut dress; she holds an infant in swaddling clothes. Another woman holds two doves in her hands, and the third, perhaps a little older, holds a child of several years who seems to want to go over and touch the infant. (Virginia K. Anderson 02/27/95)