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The Nativity

Artist:
Puccio di Simone (Italian, Florence, active by ca. 1340–died 1362)
Date:
ca. 1350
Medium:
Tempera on wood, gold ground
Dimensions:
7 7/8 x 15 in. (20 x 38.1 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.105
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 952
Vicomte Bernard d'Hendecourt, Paris; purchased by Philip Lehman in 1915; Pauline Ickelheimer, New York. Acquired by Robert Lehman in 1946.
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