Van Limburg brothers 1375 – 1416

Announcement to the Shepherds

illuminated manuscript (24 × 17 cm) — 1408-09 Museum Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

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This work is linked to Luke 2:10

Folio 52r from Les Belles Heures du Duc de Berry. The shepherds were sleeping in the field when angels appeared in the sky and told them of the birth of Jesus.

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