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The Nativity
  • Albrecht Dürer
    born: Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany) ; died: Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany) ; active: Holy Roman Empire (prese
  • The Nativity, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • woodcut
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 128 x 98 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 129 x 99 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 1/16 x 3 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 5 1/16 x 3 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1993.0021

Mary and two shepherds kneel around the infant Christ while Joseph stands on the left. There is a star in the upper right corner.