Saturday, December 25, 2010

 Les Très Riches Heures du duc de Berry, The Flight into Egypt 

  Annunciation to the Shepherds  Bamberg Apocalypse   Ottonian 11th c.

                                                   The  Nativity   unknown  Ottonian, Mainz or Fulda, 1025-1050

 Bohemian master  ca. 1350.

Nativity, unknown master (ca. 1490), Slovakia, Spišské Podhradie

The Three Wise Men  mosaic detail from Sant'Apollinaire Nuovo  Ravenna, Italy  late 6th century
photo by Nina Aldin Thune

Conrad von Soest  1403  tempera on panel

  Geertgen tot Sint Jans Nativity at Night 1490  oil on oak panel
National Gallery London