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Creator:
Print made by Bernard Lens, 1659–1725, British
after Warner Jacobsz van den Valckert, c.1585–c.1627/8, Dutch
Title:

The Nativity

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 5 5/16 × 3 7/16 inches (13.5 × 8.7 cm) and Image: 5 1/16 × 3 3/8 inches (12.9 × 8.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "245D"

Lettered, lower left: "Warner delin:"; lettered, lower center: "B.Lens fec:"; lettered, lower right: "C.P.R.E. Cooper exc:"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.982
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
adoration of the Christ-child by the shepherds; Mary and Joseph present | baby | birds | birth | Christianity | cloth | cow | donkeys | halo | manger | New Testament | praying | religious and mythological subject | shepherds | staff | swaddling cloths | worship
Associated People:
Jesus
The Virgin Mary
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22672
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