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Lecture: The Neapolitan Crèche—A Closer Look

December 5, 2017
This lecture has been moved to FULLERTON HALL
Free with museum admission, registration required

Join Rebecca Long, Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Associate Curator of European Painting and Sculpture before 1750, for a closer look at the wondrously theatrical Neapolitan crèche, which is displayed at the Art Institute every year for the holiday season.

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Crèche, mid-18th century. Naples, Italy. Restricted gifts of Mr. and Mrs. James N. Bay and Linda and Vincent Buonanno and Family; Eloise W. Martin Legacy Fund; restricted gifts of Ruth Ann Gillis and Michael McGuinnis and Mrs. Robert O. Levitt; Charles H. and Mary F. Worcester Collection Fund.