2012: Advent Art History: Naked Baby Jesus Advent Calendar – December 13

by on December 13, 2012

Detail of Virgin with Child between St. Stephen and John the Baptist

Filippino Lippi

1503

Filippino Lippi was the son of famous fifteenth-century Florentine painter Fra Filipppo Lippi, a monk who was reported to have had several children with an assortment of different nuns.

Filippino followed his father’s trade, and became a successful painter in his own right.

I’m going to leave this work to speak for itself, not least becuase I was very short of time when I first wrote this entry!

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