The Holy Family has sheltered in a ruined building surrounded by shepherds and kings, accompanied by musicians. Buildings in ruin symbolize the end of the old order and the dawning of a new world with the birth of Christ. The grace of the poses and faces and the sumptuous clothing are well suited to the depiction of a secular holiday.
Photo: Musée national du Moyen Âge, Paris, France
Collection : Musée national du Moyen Âge, Paris, France
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