Birth of Christ.
 La Tour, Georges du Mesnil de, 1593-1652

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Title:Birth of Christ
Notes:A short essay on the artistic and spiritual meaning of this artwork is available from The Visual Commentary on Scripture, https://thevcs.org/children-light/choreography-light.
Date:1645-1648
Artist:La Tour, Georges du Mesnil de, 1593-1652
Building:Museum of Fine Arts of Rennes
Object/Function:Painting
City/Town:Paris
Country:France

Scripture:Psalm 36:5-11
Ephesians 5:8-14
Person as Subject:Anne (the mother of Mary, apocryphal)
Mary, the mother of Jesus (Biblical figure)
Jesus Christ (Biblical figure)
Lectionary links:ANatv
BNatv
CNatv
BHoly01
ALent04
General Subject:Birth
Visual Commentary on Scripture
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France
ICONCLASS Number:73B2

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Attribution:La Tour, Georges du Mesnil de, 1593-1652. Birth of Christ, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=46764 [retrieved April 16, 2021]. Original source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Georges_de_La_Tour_-_Newlyborn_infant_-_Mus%C3%A9e_des_Beaux-Arts_de_Rennes.jpg.
Record Number:46764 Last Updated: 2021-01-29 13:10:54 Record Created: 2006-08-16 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition