Friday, December 2, 2016

The holiday season comes alive at the Metroplitan Museum of Art

"Infant Jesus" attributed to Giuseppe Sanmartino (Italian, 1720–1793)
NEW YORK---The Metropolitan Museum of Art will celebrate the winter holidays at all three of its locations—The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Cloisters, and The Met Breuer—with a variety of holiday-themed events and performances, as well as its annual Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche presentation, a display of a spectacular late-19th-century silver Menorah, and handcrafted medieval holiday decorations. [More]
Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche
The "Virgin" attributed to Salvatore di Franco (active 18th century)