Mystic Nativity (Natività Mistica)

Sandro Botticelli


Physical Description

Medium: tempera on canvas
Dimensions: 108.5 x 75 cm
Note: A Greek inscription appears at top: “This picture, at the end of the year 1500, in the troubles of Italy, I Alessandro, in the half–time after the time, painted, according to the eleventh [chapter] of Saint John, in the second woe of the Apocalypse, during the release of the devil for three–and–a–half years; then he shall be bound in the twelfth [chapter] and we shall see [him buried] as in this picture.”

Production Description

Production Date: 1500


Current Location: National Gallery, London
Note: Image comes from the internet.

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Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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