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Bible Duccio, Nativity panel, National Gallery of Art, Washington 1308-11

Published on December 24th, 2016 | by Magda Michalska

It’s Christmas! See Art’s Best Nativity Scenes

Merry Christmas to you all! Whether you believe in God or just in Art, DailyArtDaily team want to wish you a wonderful time spent with your loved ones. To celebrate, we’re showing you all the nativity scenes you should know!

Hugo van der Goes

Hugo van der Goes, Portinari Triptych, 1476-1478, Uffizi

Hugo van der Goes, Portinari Triptych, 1476-1478, Uffizi

Giotto

Giotto, Nativity, 1311-1320, Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi, Assisi, Italy

Giotto, Nativity, 1311-1320, Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi

Botticelli

Sandro Botticell, The Mystical nativity, 1500

Sandro Botticelli, The Mystical nativity, 1500

Tsuguharu Foujita

Tsuguharu Foujita, Birth Of Jesus Christ

Tsuguharu Foujita, Birth Of Jesus Christ, XX cent., private collection

Piero della Francesca

Piero della Francesca, Nativity, 1470-1475, National Gallery London

Piero della Francesca, Nativity, 1470-1475, National Gallery London

Correggio

Antonio da Correggio, the Adoration of the Shepherds, 1529–1530, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden

Antonio da Correggio, the Adoration of the Shepherds, 1529–1530, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden

Tintoretto

Jacopo Tintoretto, The Nativity, late 1550s, reworked 1570s, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Jacopo Tintoretto, The Nativity, late 1550s, reworked 1570s, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Peter Paul Rubens

Peter Paul Rubens, The Adoration of the Magi, 1624 Museum Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp

Peter Paul Rubens, The Adoration of the Magi, 1624 Museum Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp

Fra Angelico

Fra Angelico, Nativity, Fresco in San Marco (cell #5), 1440-41

Fra Angelico, Nativity, Fresco in San Marco (cell #5), 1440-41

Duccio

Duccio, Nativity panel, National Gallery of Art, Washington 1308-11

Duccio, Nativity panel, National Gallery of Art, Washington 1308-11

Ghirlandaio

Domenico di Ghirlandaio, Adoration of the Magi for the Ospedale degli Innocenti (1488)

Domenico di Ghirlandaio, Adoration of the Magi for the Ospedale degli Innocenti (1488)


About the Author

Magda, an art historian-to-be, she writes about art because she cannot make it herself. She loves committed and political artists like Ai Wei Wei or the Futurists; like Joseph Beuys she believes that art can change us and we can change the world.



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