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Maker(s):Wierix, Hieronymus
Culture:Flemish (1553-1619)
Title:Adoration of the Magi
Date Made:before 1619
Type:Print
Materials:engraving
Measurements:sheet: 4 1/8 in x 2 5/8 in ; 10.5 cm x 6.7 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1983.76
Credit Line:Purchase
1983-76.jpg

Description:
Virgin is holding the infant Christ outside a shed. Joseph and two angels stand behind them. One of the magi kneels before Christ while the other two wait, holding their gifts. A star over a silhouette of a city.

Tags:
camels; virgins; Christianity; angels

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