December 22nd, 2010

Christmas, Advent

Advent Art: Nativity

Giotto di Condone (ca. 1266‐1337)
Nativity, 1310s
Fresco
Nativity
North transept, Lower Church, San Francesco, Assisi

Allow me to draw your attention to this donkey:

Nativity (detail)

Man, that's one happy donkey.

Previous Advent posts:

2003: Christmas Trees
2004: Her First Christmas Tree. And Lightning in Her Hands!
2005: The Season's Best Wishes
2006: A Christmas Poem
2007: Pen Box with Scenes from Life of Bah ram Goer and the Madonna and Child
2008: Happy Hanukkah
2009: In the Week When Christmas Comes