Antique Crèche and Cloister Religious Art
S. Bambino di Aracoeli The miraculous statue of the Holy Infant in the basilica of Santa Maria Aracoeli in Rome. The image is particularly venerated during the Christmas season. Every year children of all ages address letters of petition to the Bambino.
Madonna Pastorella~ An Italian statue of Mary as the Divine Shepherdess surrounded by lambs, which symbolise the faithful.
detail of early creche figure from collection
Heilige 3 Könige um 1800 barocke Klosterarbeit Caspar Melchior Balthasar