The Adoration of the Shepherds

Dublin Core

Title

The Adoration of the Shepherds

Subject

Baroque Art--painting,
Christian art,
Italy
Lithograph postcard production
Picture Postcards 1900-1910
Correspondence 1900-1910

Description

1 postcard recto and verso.

The Adoration of the Shepheds beside Jesus' manger produced as a Christmas Greeting Card.

Creator

Unknown artist copies a version of Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617-1682)’s original series of the same name.

Source

The original series of The Adoration of the Shepherds was created between 1655-1660.

Publisher

Stengel & Co.

Date

Published Circa 1907-1908

Postmark 12/10/08

Format

JPEG

Language

ger (recto), en (verso)

Type

Still image, picture Postcard with divided back, 3.5 x 5.5 in

Identifier

tc_adora_recto.jpg
tc_adora_verso.jpg

Alternative Title

L'Adorazione dei Pastori.

Abstract

Unknown artist copies a version of Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617-1682)’s original series of the same name, and was produced as a Christmas Greeting Card.

Inscription on back:

Mrs. Williams, (undetectable) Mrs. Kinnear and family hasty wishes for a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year. Your kind letter will a (undetectable) very soon. Love to all.
L. S. W.

References

For more information on Murillo see:
http://www.wallacecollection.org/whatson/treasure/14

For examples of this postcard see:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/The-Adoration-of-the-Shepherds-by-MURILLO-Roma-Italy-original-art-1910s-PC-/360900362367

Provenance

Original Collection passed from Gertrude Kinnear to her sister Luree Jobe to her daughter Eleanor Jobe, who left it to her niece Elizabeth A. Mealy who left it to her granddaughter Caitlin Mealy.

Rights Holder

For rights and permissions, please contact Caitlin Mealy, catydids515@gmail.com

Publisher Location Item Type Metadata

Location

Dresden, Germany

Producer

Stengel & Co.

Files

tc_adora_recto.jpg
tc_adora_verso.jpg

Citation

Unknown artist copies a version of Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617-1682)’s original series of the same name., “The Adoration of the Shepherds,” Omeka 389, accessed November 27, 2021, https://omeka.lib.jmu.edu/389/items/show/566.