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The Nativity

Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description For more information on this painting, please see Federico Zeri's 1976 catalogue no. 241, pp. 363-364.
  • The Life of Christ. The Washington County Museum, Hagerstown. 1951.
  • The Christmas Story in the Language of Art. The Washington County Museum, Hagerstown. 1950.
Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection, Rome [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [1881 catalogue: no. 136; 1897 catalogue: no. 71, as Baldassarre Peruzzi]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1902, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transcription] Below the choir of angels: ADORATE EV[M] OMNES ANGELI EIVS; [Translation] Adore Him, All Ye His Angels
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902

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1600-1625 (Renaissance)
oil on copper
(Painting & Drawing)
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Painted surface H: 26 5/16 x W: 19 1/16 in. (66.8 x 48.4 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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