Thursday, 23 December 2010

Mystic Nativity by Sandro Botticelli

With my very best wishes to you all for a wonderful Christmas.
Thank you for visiting my blog and for your comments and inspiration during the year, I appreciate you all very much.
I hope you will be able to relax and enjoy yourselves and find some peace over the next few days.  May the New Year bring you health and happiness and plenty of time and inspiration for your quilting projects.
God bless us all.
I love this glorious painting by the Italian painter Allessandro (Sandro) Botticelli of the celebrations in heaven and on earth after the birth of Jesus. This oil painting from 1500 has been referred to as the Mystic Nativity
because it is believed to symbolize the Birth of Jesus as well as his Second Coming. It was painted during a time of great unrest and many thought the end of the world was imminent.

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  1. I have seen that painting before and it is one of my favorites. A Happy Holy Christmas to you and yours.

  2. Merry Christmas Lis! Stay warm and have fun!

  3. I hope you had a great Christmas! And best wishes for the New Year! I'm just catching up on a bit of blog reading after an enforced laptop absence of nearl a week.
    Teresa x


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