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Nativity group in oak.  Utrecht Circa 1475-1500
Nativity group in oak.  Utrecht Circa 1475-1500 - Sculpture Style Middle age Nativity group in oak.  Utrecht Circa 1475-1500 - Nativity group in oak.  Utrecht Circa 1475-1500 - Middle age Antiquités - Nativity group in oak.  Utrecht Circa 1475-1500
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11th to 15th century
Sculpture  - Nativity group in oak.  Utrecht Circa 1475-1500 11th to 15th century - Nativity group in oak.  Utrecht Circa 1475-1500 Middle age - Nativity group in oak.  Utrecht Circa 1475-1500 Antiquités - Nativity group in oak.  Utrecht Circa 1475-1500
Kim J. Nazzi

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Nativity group in oak. Utrecht Circa 1475-1500

A late gothic oak carved group depicting the Nativity. Mary and Joseph are depicted kneeling in the stable, behind them the ox and the donkey graze. The child in his manger is missing and was originally removable and only added to the statue on Christmas Day to celebrate the birth of Christ. The oak has retained remains of the original polychrome paint.

Utrecht. Circa 1475-1500.

Dimensions: H 30.6cm ; W 18.5cm ; D 8.1cm

References:

"HOUT- EN STEENSCULPTUUR VAN MUSEUM CATHARIJNECONVENT" (M. Van Vlierden) :

- for a similar oak group see : Inv. nr. ABM bh258 (page 210-211) : "Geboorte van
Christus".
- for a closely comparable sculpture of Mary see : Inv. nr. ABM bh308 (page 214-
215) : "Maria van een Annunciatie".

Kim J. Nazzi

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Wood Sculpture Middle age