Birth of Jesus By Great Masters

Dec 15, 2009, 13:51 PM IST
Joseph`s Dream (1630-35): Painted by Georges Dumesnil de La (1593 – 1652). Oil on canvas (93 × 82 cm) on display at Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nantes
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Joseph`s Dream (1630-35): Painted by Georges Dumesnil de La (1593 – 1652). Oil on canvas (93 × 82 cm) on display at Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nantes

The Immaculate Conception(1610): Painted by El Greco (1541 – 1614). Oil on canvas on display at Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, Lugano
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The Immaculate Conception(1610): Painted by El Greco (1541 – 1614). Oil on canvas on display at Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, Lugano

The Birth of Christ(1500): Painted by Botticelli (Sandro Filipepi) (1445 – 1510). Tempera on canvas (109 × 75 cm) on display at National Gallery, London
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The Birth of Christ(1500): Painted by Botticelli (Sandro Filipepi) (1445 – 1510). Tempera on canvas (109 × 75 cm) on display at National Gallery, London

Birth of Christ(1425-30): Painted by Robert Campin ca. 1380 – 1444. Oil on panel (86 × 72 cm) on display at Musée des Beaux-Arts, Dijon
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Birth of Christ(1425-30): Painted by Robert Campin ca. 1380 – 1444. Oil on panel (86 × 72 cm) on display at Musée des Beaux-Arts, Dijon

 The Nativity(1470-72): Painted by Hans Memling (1433 – 1494). Oil on panel (29 × 21 cm) on display at Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Cologne.
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The Nativity(1470-72): Painted by Hans Memling (1433 – 1494). Oil on panel (29 × 21 cm) on display at Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Cologne.

The Three Wise Men: Painted by Benozzo Gozzoli (1421 - 1497). A fresco in the Magi Chapel of Palazzo Medici-Riccardi, Florence.
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The Three Wise Men: Painted by Benozzo Gozzoli (1421 - 1497). A fresco in the Magi Chapel of Palazzo Medici-Riccardi, Florence.

The Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child(1490): Painted by Botticelli (Sandro Filipepi) (1445 – 1510). Tempera and gold on canvas (122x80.5 cm) on display at National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburg
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The Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child(1490): Painted by Botticelli (Sandro Filipepi) (1445 – 1510). Tempera and gold on canvas (122x80.5 cm) on display at National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburg

 Madonna del Guidi di Faenza (1465-70): Painted by Botticelli (Sandro Filipepi) (1445 – 1510). Tempera on panel(73x49 cm). On display at Musée de Louvre, Paris.
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Madonna del Guidi di Faenza (1465-70): Painted by Botticelli (Sandro Filipepi) (1445 – 1510). Tempera on panel(73x49 cm). On display at Musée de Louvre, Paris.

The Madonna of the Carnation(1478-80): Painted by Leonardo da Vinci(1452-1519). Oil on panel(62x47.5). On display at Alte Pinakothek, Munich.
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The Madonna of the Carnation(1478-80): Painted by Leonardo da Vinci(1452-1519). Oil on panel(62x47.5). On display at Alte Pinakothek, Munich.

 Madonna with a Flower (The Benois Madonna)(1479–81): Painted by Leonardo da Vinci(1452-1519). Oil on canvas (49.5 x 33 cm). On Display at Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg.
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Madonna with a Flower (The Benois Madonna)(1479–81): Painted by Leonardo da Vinci(1452-1519). Oil on canvas (49.5 x 33 cm). On Display at Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg.

The Adoration of the Magi (1481): Painted by Leonardo da Vinci(1452-1519). Tempera mixed with oil with parts in red or greenish lacquer, and white lead, on panel. (246 x 243 cm). On display at Galleri
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The Adoration of the Magi (1481): Painted by Leonardo da Vinci(1452-1519). Tempera mixed with oil with parts in red or greenish lacquer, and white lead, on panel. (246 x 243 cm). On display at Galleri

Virgin and Child with St. Anne(1510): Painted by Leonardo da Vinci(1452-1519). Oil on wood(168x 112 cm). On display at Musée de Louvre, Paris.
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Virgin and Child with St. Anne(1510): Painted by Leonardo da Vinci(1452-1519). Oil on wood(168x 112 cm). On display at Musée de Louvre, Paris.

 The Adoration of the Magi (Santa Croce)(1320): Also known as The Epiphany. Painted by Giotto (1267 – 1337). Tempera on panel (45 × 44 cm). On display at Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
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The Adoration of the Magi (Santa Croce)(1320): Also known as The Epiphany. Painted by Giotto (1267 – 1337). Tempera on panel (45 × 44 cm). On display at Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

 The Adoration of the Magi (1617-18): Painted by Peter Paul Rubens (1577 – 1640). Oil on canvas (245 × 325 cm). On display at Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lyon.
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The Adoration of the Magi (1617-18): Painted by Peter Paul Rubens (1577 – 1640). Oil on canvas (245 × 325 cm). On display at Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lyon.

The Adoration of the Shepherds(1476-78): Painted by Hugo van der Goes (1440 – 1482). Oil on panel (253 × 304 cm). On display at Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence.
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The Adoration of the Shepherds(1476-78): Painted by Hugo van der Goes (1440 – 1482). Oil on panel (253 × 304 cm). On display at Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence.

The Adoration of the Shepherds(1609): Painted by Caravaggio (1573 – 1610). Oil on canvas (314 × 211 cm) — On display at Museo Regionale, Messina.
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The Adoration of the Shepherds(1609): Painted by Caravaggio (1573 – 1610). Oil on canvas (314 × 211 cm) — On display at Museo Regionale, Messina.

The Adoration of the Shepherds [1] (1646): Painted by Rembrandt (1606 – 1669). Oil on canvas (97 × 71 cm). On display at Alte Pinakothek, Munich.
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The Adoration of the Shepherds [1] (1646): Painted by Rembrandt (1606 – 1669). Oil on canvas (97 × 71 cm). On display at Alte Pinakothek, Munich.

The Adoration of the Shepherds [2] (1646): Painted by Rembrandt (1606 – 1669). Oil on canvas (65× 55 cm). On display at National Gallery, London.
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The Adoration of the Shepherds [2] (1646): Painted by Rembrandt (1606 – 1669). Oil on canvas (65× 55 cm). On display at National Gallery, London.

The Holy Family(1506): Painted by Michelangelo (1475 – 1564). Tempera on panel (Ø 120 cm). On display at Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence.
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The Holy Family(1506): Painted by Michelangelo (1475 – 1564). Tempera on panel (Ø 120 cm). On display at Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence.