Nativity on Russian Icon.
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Title:Nativity on Russian Icon
Notes:Story of the birth of Christ depicted on a Russian icon, depicting 1) Mary reclining in bed with the infant Jesus at her side, and watched over by angels; 2) Three Wise Men bringing gifts; 3) the Christ-child being bathed
Building:Victoria and Albert Museum
Country:United Kingdom

Scripture:Luke 2:1-20
Matthew 2:1-12
Lectionary links:ANatv
General Subject:Adoration of the Magi
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- Russia -- Modern period, 1500-

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Copyright Source:Image courtesy of Patout Burns, Vanderbilt Divinity School
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Attribution:Nativity on Russian Icon, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved January 22, 2021]. Original source: Image courtesy of Patout Burns, Vanderbilt Divinity School.
Record Number:31710 Last Updated: 2020-11-25 09:15:05 Record Created: 2003-08-06 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition