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ID: 700002099Record Type: Movable Work
Images: 1
Nativity (painting (visual work); Gentile da Fabriano (Italian, about 1370 - 1427) (Italian Ar...; about 1420 - 1422; J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles, Los A...; 77.PB.27)
Note: Several subjects coexist in this painting: the Madonna of Humility, the Nativity, and the Annunciation to the Shepherds.
Titles:
Nativity (preferred,C,U,English-P,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
painting (visual work) [300033618] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name), Visual Works (hierarchy name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>)
altarpiece [300075940]
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name), Visual Works (hierarchy name), visual works (works), <visual works by function>, religious visual works)

Classifications:
paintings (preferred)

Creation Date: about 1420 - 1422

Creator Display:
Gentile da Fabriano (Italian, about 1370 - 1427) (Italian Artist) [preferred,JPGM]
Gentile da Fabriano (Italian painter, ca. 1370-1427) [500017803]
Locations:
Current: J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles, Los Angeles county, California, United States) [500329598] J. Paul Getty Museum, J. Paul Getty Trust, Corporate Bodies (Corp. Body)
Repository Numbers: 77.PB.27
Display Materials: Tempera and gold leaf on panel
tempera [300015062]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (hierarchy name), materials (substances), <materials by function>, coating (material), <coating by form>, paint (coating), <paint by composition or origin>, water-base paint)
gold leaf [300264831]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (hierarchy name), materials (substances), <materials by composition>, inorganic material, metal, <metal by form>, leaf (metal))
panel (wood by form) [300014657]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (hierarchy name), materials (substances), <materials by origin>, biological material, plant material, <wood and wood by product>, wood (plant material), <wood by form or function>)

Dimensions: Unframed: 72.4 x 42.6 cm (28 1/2 x 16 3/4 in.); Framed: 91.9 x 46.7 x 8.3 cm (36 3/16 x 18 3/8 x 3 1/4 in.)
Cultures:
Italian (preferred)

Style/Period/Group/Movement:
Gothic (Medieval) [300020775] (preferred,style)
.....(Styles and Periods Facet, Styles and Periods (hierarchy name), <styles| periods| and cultures by region>, European, Medieval styles and periods, Medieval (European))

General Subject:
religion and mythology (preferred )

Specific Subjects:
Nativity of Christ [1000124]
.....((Legend of the Nativity of Christ, Life of Jesus Christ, New Testament narratives, Christian iconography, Legend, Religion, Mythology)) (ICON)
Joseph, Saint [1000953]
.....((Christian characters, Christian iconography, Legend, Religion, Mythology)) (ICON)
Annunciation to the Shepherds [1000232]
.....((Legend of the Nativity of Christ, Life of Jesus Christ, New Testament narratives, Christian iconography, Legend, Religion, Mythology)) (ICON)
Madonna of Humility [1000450]
.....((Themes surrounding the Virgin Mary, Christian allegory, symbolism, theme, Christian iconography, Legend, Religion, Mythology)) (ICON)
donkeys [300265959]
.....(Agents Facet, Living Organisms (hierarchy name), living organisms (entities), Eukaryota (domain), Animalia (kingdom), Chordata (phylum), Vertebrata (subphylum), Mammalia (class), Perissodactyla (order), Equidae (family), Equus (genus), Equus asinus (species)) (AAT)
oxen [300250282]
.....(Agents Facet, Living Organisms (hierarchy name), living organisms (entities), Eukaryota (domain), Animalia (kingdom), Chordata (phylum), Vertebrata (subphylum), Mammalia (class), Artiodactyla (order), Bovidae (family), cattle) (AAT)

Provenance: Private Collection, by 1895 - 1966 Private Collection, 1966 - 1977
Inscriptions: cloak of the Virgin inscribed at the top: "ave/mater/digna/dei"; at the left: "salve/regina, mate[r]/mis[eric]ordia"(Salve Regina); at the right: "ave/maris/stel[la]/dei/mater [...]"(Stella Maris); at the bottom: "ave/maria/g[ratia]/plena [...]"(Ave Maria).
List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Movable Works
Sources and Contributors:
Nativity........ [JPGM]
........ J. Paul Getty Museum database for collections (2000-)
Subject: ....... [VP,JPGM]
Note:
English ..... [VP]
..... J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
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