Flemish Painted Oak Bas Relief Sculpture of the Nativity, ca. 1510

The scene composed with interesting symmetry with the Christ child as the center laying in a simple crib, Maria and Joseph to the left and right, an ox and a donkey, shepherds and musicians and pasture with sheep and peasants in the background. Retaining its original paint, beautifully worn off in places.

Ex collection Carl Roettgen, Bonn, Germany

See also “Clemen, Kunstdenkmäler V, 3, S. 217 Nr. 32.


26.5” wide, 3” deep 16,” high

67.5 cm wide, 7.5 cm deep, 40.5 cm high


Reference Number: N_163


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