The Adoration of the Shepherds, Paulus Willemsz. van Vianen, 1607

The Adoration of the Shepherds, Paulus Willemsz. van Vianen, 1607

silver (metal), h 31.9cm × w 22.7cm × d 3.0cm × w 817gr. More details

The silversmith here masterfully manipulated the contrast between high and low relief. The shepherd kneeling at left and the man standing at right are almost three-dimensional. The shepherds gathered around the Christ Child are dressed as Bohemian peasants, like those Van Vianen would have seen in Prague.

On display in room 2.3

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Adoration

Rijksmuseum

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Joh. Moolhuijsen

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