The Nativity with Donors and Saints Jerome and Leonard

Oil on canvas, transferred from wood | 90.2 x 31.4cm | c. 1510-15

Gerard David

David focuses attention on the mystery of the Incarnation—that is, Christ's birth and sacrifice for the redemption of mankind. Despite the joyful moment depicted, the figures all wear somber expressions, foreshadowing Christ’s eventual suffering and ...
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