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Friday, December 1, 2017
Adoration of the Shepherds
My collection exhibit for 2018-19 will focus on "The Beauty of God's Word". Here we have "The Adoration of the Shepherds" by Jusepe de Ribera in 1650, as we approach Christmas. This piece is a rare 1876 Woodburytype gravure print, a now obsolete photo process patented in 1864 by Walter B. Woodbury. Isn't it beautiful?