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Adoration of the Shepherds, Gerrit van Honthorst

Adoration of the Shepherds, Gerrit (AKA Gerard) van Honthorst; link is to zoomable version on Google Art Project, downloadable file on Wikimedia Commons. I love this kind of nativity scene, in which the painter has represented the infant as the source of light. Special effects! Read More …

Adoration of the Shepherds, Matthias Stom

The Adoration of the Shepherds, Matthias Stom (also called Stomer); oil on canvas, I don’t have size information; link is to zoomable image on Google Art Project, high-res downloadable file on Wikimedia Commons; original is in the Palazzo Madama, Turin. Stom was a 17th century Read More …

Adoration of the Magi, Peter Paul Rubens

Adoration of the Magi, Peter Paul Rubens Link is to Wikimedia Commons; original is in the Royal Museum Antwerp. 17th century Flemish master Peter Paul Rubens’ multi-faceted penchant for drama is in evidence here, in the pyramidal arrangement of the figures — topped of by Read More …

Rembrandt etching: Adoration of the Shepherds

The Adoration of the Shepherds, Rembrandt Harmenz van Rijn Etching and drypoint, roughly 6 x 8 inches (15 x 20 cm); in the collection of the Rijksmuseum. There is also a version on Google Art Project. Here we see another example of Rembrandt’s uncanny mastery Read More …