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The 15 artworks that define Christmas – in pictures

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The 15 artworks that define Christmas – in pictures

Peasants trudging through snow, ice-skaters in the street and the baby Jesus glowing and golden in the manger … how the greatest painters have captured the majesty of the season.

Adoration of the Magi by Albrecht Dürer (1504)Photograph: Summerfield Press/Corbis

Adoration of the Magi by Albrecht Dürer (1504)Photograph: Summerfield Press/Corbis


Nativity at Night by Geertgen tot Sint Jans (c 1490)Photograph: The Art Archive

Nativity at Night by Geertgen tot Sint Jans (c 1490)Photograph: The Art Archive


A Winter Scene with Skaters near a Castle by Hendrick Avercamp (1608-9)Photograph: Corbis

A Winter Scene with Skaters near a Castle by Hendrick Avercamp (1608-9)Photograph: Corbis


The Annunciation by Fra Angelico (1438-45)Photograph: The Art Archive/Corbis

The Annunciation by Fra Angelico (1438-45)Photograph: The Art Archive/Corbis


Mystic Nativity by Sandro Botticelli (1500)Photograph: The Art Archive/The Art Archive

Mystic Nativity by Sandro Botticelli (1500)Photograph: The Art Archive/The Art Archive


Adoration of the Magi by Leonardo da Vinci (1481)Photograph: ABC gallery

Adoration of the Magi by Leonardo da Vinci (1481)Photograph: ABC gallery


Adoration of the Shepherds by Caravaggio (1609)Photograph: Archivo Iconografico SA/Corbis

Adoration of the Shepherds by Caravaggio (1609)Photograph: Archivo Iconografico SA/Corbis

Article via The Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2014/dec/24/artworks-that-define-christmas-in-pictures

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Publicado por en diciembre 25, 2014 en Art, Painting

 

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  1. Servetus

    diciembre 25, 2014 at 3:20 pm

    ¡Feliz Navidad! y un abrazo!

     
    • pilar221b

      diciembre 25, 2014 at 10:44 pm

      Thanks very much! Same to you. Merry Christmas. Xx

       
    • pilar221b

      diciembre 29, 2014 at 10:08 pm

      Happy Christmas to you too and New Year! Hugs!

       

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