Portal: Nativity of Christ
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Portal: Nativity of Christ

The Virgin Mary rests in bed and Joseph sits pensively after the birth of Christ, who is laid in the manger at top right. At bottom right, he is washed by the midwives. Detail of the magnificent Gothic portal of Altamura Cathedral, 14th-15th century. Altamura, Puglia, Italy.