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The Adoration of the Shepherds

Painted by Italo-Flemish Artist (c.1560/70):

Oil on panel
111.3 cm
WA1937.122

Three shepherds bring gifts to the newborn Christ while the earlier Annunciation to the shepherds can be seen on the right. The classical ruins refer to the passing of the old pagan order.

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