Fra Angelico, Circumcision, Museo di San Marco, Florence, 1451-52
After eight days had passed, it was time to circumcise the child; and he was called Jesus, the name given by the angel before he was conceived in the womb [NRSV, Luke 2:21].
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Agnolo Bronzini, Adoration of the Shepherds, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, 1535-40______________
Fra Filippo Lippi and Workshop, The Nativity, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., c. 1445
Online performances of Johann Sebastian Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248, with versions conducted by Diego Fasolis / John Eliot Gardiner / Phillip Ledger /Kurt Thomas / Karl Münchinger)
Vittore Carpaccio, Flight into Egypt, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1500