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Nativity

Artist:
David Butler, born Good Hope, LA 1898-died Morgan City, LA 1997  Search this
Medium:
paint on tin
Dimensions:
39 × 28 in. (99.1 × 71.1 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
ca. 1968
Topic:
Religion\New Testament\Nativity  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Object number:
2014.61.1
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 1st Floor, West Wing
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7879f4c0d-6649-46a5-9369-0b4eb8e013d0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2014.61.1

William Pukalski's Christmas Window on Bank Street

Artist:
Elinor Cahn, born Baltimore, MD 1925-died Baltimore, MD 2020  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 7 1/8 × 7 in. (18.1 × 17.8 cm) sheet: 10 × 7 7/8 in. (25.4 × 20.0 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1977
Topic:
Ceremony\holiday\Christmas  Search this
Cityscape\Maryland\Baltimore  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Nativity  Search this
Object\foliage  Search this
Architecture Exterior\detail\window  Search this
Religion\angel  Search this
Object\other\ornament  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.303
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk751f9bfbb-5e20-4f63-af1c-7406d4cc93f3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.303

A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, from Harper's Weekly, December 24, 1859

Artist:
Winslow Homer, born Boston, MA 1836-died Prout's Neck, ME 1910  Search this
Medium:
wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
sight 13 7/8 x 20 1/8 in. (35.2 x 51.1 cm) two-page spread
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1859
Topic:
Recreation\dancing  Search this
Ceremony\holiday\Christmas  Search this
Travel\land\carriage  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Nativity  Search this
Ceremony\holiday\New Years  Search this
Literature\Harper's Weekly  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, The Ray Austrian Collection, gift of Beatrice L. Austrian, Caryl A. Austrian and James A. Austrian
Object number:
1996.63.107
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk75bb9321d-1333-4bdb-aea2-296b7dfb196d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1996.63.107

La Natividad

Artist:
José Campeche y Jordán, born San Juan, Puerto Rico 1751-died San Juan, Puerto Rico 1809  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
33 1/4 x 27 7/8 in. (84.5 x 70.8 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1799
Topic:
Religion\New Testament\Christ  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Mary  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Nativity  Search this
Religion\angel  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Joseph  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Teodoro Vidal Collection
Object number:
1996.91.6
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2nd Floor, South Wing
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7b0fe9922-5070-452e-9e57-12f7e7a0d375
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1996.91.6

Christ Child in Manger

Artist:
Felipe Archuleta, born Santa Cruz, NM 1910-died Tesuque, NM 1991  Search this
Medium:
carved and painted wood, cloth, straw, and glass
Dimensions:
A (cradle): 31 5/8 x 34 x 20 in. (80.3 x 86.3 x 50.8 cm.) B (baby): 17 x 12 1/2 x 27 1/2 in. (43.3 x 31.7 x 69.8 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Folk Art
Date:
1978-1979
Topic:
Religion\New Testament\Christ  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Nativity  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr.
Object number:
1991.96.1
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk73ebcd65a-00d3-44b5-96f7-85e4c4db40ae
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.96.1

Peace on Earth, Good Will toward Men

Artist:
Marguerite Zorach, born Santa Rosa, CA 1887-died New York City 1968  Search this
Medium:
pen and ink, conte crayon and pencil on tracing paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 41 3/4 x 27 3/4 in. (105.9 x 70.5 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1920s-1930s
Topic:
Animal  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Christ  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Mary  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Nativity  Search this
Religion\angel  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Dahlov Ipcar and Tessim Zorach
Object number:
1968.154.17
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk72978ced1-f7a1-457a-8bd7-c1c518995f54
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1968.154.17

The Nativity

Artist:
Edward B. Webster, born Florence, SC ca. 1900-died Málaga, Spain 1977  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas mounted on paperboard
Dimensions:
21 7/8 x 27 7/8 in. (55.5 x 70.8 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Folk Art
Date:
1956
Topic:
Landscape\time\night  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Christ  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Mary  Search this
Landscape\celestial\star  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Nativity  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Magi  Search this
Architecture Exterior\farm\barn  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Joseph  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1971.91
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7202c789d-e7d2-4916-9fb9-f7ec6baccedc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1971.91

Birth of Christ

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
wood relief
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
15th century
Topic:
Religion\New Testament\Christ  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Mary  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Nativity  Search this
Religion\angel  Search this
Religion\saint\St. Joseph  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.8.386A-B
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CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7ba644c5c-f26f-4f5f-87ba-ba5551ab65bc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1929.8.386A-B

Adoration of the Kings

Artist:
Unidentified (Flemish)  Search this
Follower of:
Bernard van Orley, Flemish, born Brussels, Belgium ca.1492-died Brussels, Belgium ca.1542  Search this
Formerly attributed to:
Bernard van Orley, Flemish, born Brussels, Belgium ca.1492-died Brussels, Belgium ca.1542  Search this
Medium:
tempera on wood
Dimensions:
22 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. (57.1 x 47.0 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
15th century
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Nativity  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Magi  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Mabel Johnson Langhorne
Object number:
1956.11.39
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CC0
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk75aa4cdd7-b1fa-4bee-baf9-862da618389c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1956.11.39

The Nativity

Artist:
Unidentified (French)  Search this
Medium:
engraving
Dimensions:
no measurements
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Animal\sheep  Search this
Animal\horse  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Christ  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Nativity  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Magi  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Joseph  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Nigel Cholmeley-Jones
Object number:
1967.54.52
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7beeb8e6d-965c-449c-a865-8fb3097db0a4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.54.52

Christmas Morn

Artist:
Will H. Low, born Albany, NY 1853-died New York City 1932  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
50 3/8 x 26 1/8 in. (128.0 x 66.4 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1908
Topic:
Religion\New Testament\Christ  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Mary  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Nativity  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Magi  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of William T. Evans
Object number:
1909.7.41
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CC0
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7286e2e17-3573-4b31-99b4-69ff36eacc3e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1909.7.41

Drawing

Artist:
Carlo Maratti, Italian, born Camerano, Italy 1625-died Rome, Italy 1713  Search this
Type:
Drawing
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Animal\sheep  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Christ  Search this
Animal\cattle  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Mary  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Nativity  Search this
Religion\New Testament\shepherd  Search this
Architecture Interior\farm\stable  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.7.110R
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CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7a0d4d6e7-16b1-4181-b32c-a1971a13a334
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1929.7.110R

The Magi

Artist:
H. Siddons Mowbray, born Alexandria, Egypt 1858-died Washington, CT 1928  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas mounted on paperboard
Dimensions:
18 1/8 x 24 5/8 in. (46.1 x 62.4 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1915
Topic:
Religion\New Testament\Nativity  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Magi  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Waldron Faulkner
Object number:
1975.76.2
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk76e227af3-e024-405f-8fde-e17568cf358b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1975.76.2

Nativity

Artist:
Justin McCarthy, born Hazleton, PA 1891-died Tuscon, AZ 1977  Search this
Medium:
oil and oil paint stick on fiberboard
Dimensions:
24 x 24 in. (61.0 x 61.0 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Folk Art
Date:
ca. 1960
Topic:
Religion\New Testament\Christ  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Mary  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Nativity  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Joseph  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr.
Object number:
1988.74.11
Restrictions & Rights:
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7c4203476-757e-4291-9b2e-6c4bb4d49f00
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1988.74.11

Nativity

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
recto: pencil on paper verso: carbon tracing in blue on paper
Dimensions:
11 5/8 x 10 3/8 in. (29.5 x 26.4 cm) irregular
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1944
Topic:
Religion\New Testament\Christ  Search this
Animal\cattle  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Mary  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Nativity  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Joseph  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.514R-V
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk73ffb32b6-0032-4e9d-ab7e-b58be58ba684
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.514R-V

The Nativity

Artist:
Juan González, 17th century  Search this
Medium:
oil on wood inlaid with mother of pearl
Dimensions:
13 x 16 1/2 in. (33.0 x 41.9 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1662
Topic:
Religion\New Testament\Christ  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Mary  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Nativity  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.6.48
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f5a22a26-e257-4fdb-bf11-37e5b461ef79
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1929.6.48

Adoration, from the portfolio Variations on a Dance Motif

Artist:
Werner Drewes, born Canig, Germany (now Kaniów, Poland) 1899-died Reston, VA 1985  Search this
Medium:
color woodcut on paper
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1944
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Landscape\celestial\moon  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Nativity  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1968.9.114
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Graphic Arts
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7bdf17f10-2e90-4880-92c4-f991f017a8a7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1968.9.114

A Merry Christmas

Artist:
Thomas Handforth, born Tacoma, WA 1897-died Los Angeles, CA 1948  Search this
Medium:
etching on paper
Dimensions:
4 1/2 x 2 3/8 in. (11.3 x 6.0 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Religion\New Testament\Christ  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Mary  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Nativity  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Magi  Search this
Religion\angel  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Sade C. Styron
Object number:
1970.133
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Department:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk70f568d06-8dea-458d-aa0b-57bd2c8cbec5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1970.133

Untitled (Biblical Mural Study), (painting)

Painter:
Chadwick, William 1879-1962  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor and pastel on paper
Type:
Paintings
Paintings-Mural
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian American Art Museum 8th & G Streets, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 1971.269.31
Topic:
Study  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Religion--New Testament--Joseph  Search this
Religion--New Testament--Wise Man  Search this
Religion--New Testament--Nativity  Search this
Religion--New Testament--Christ  Search this
Religion--New Testament--Mary  Search this
Control number:
IAP 08585615
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_476037

The Greatest Birthday [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Mora, F. Luis 1874-1940  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1928
Topic:
Religion--New Testament--Nativity  Search this
Religion--New Testament--Mary  Search this
Religion--New Testament--Christ  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0101576
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_101577

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