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© Rubin Museum, Tel Aviv. Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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Biblical landscape scene of Bethlehem. The town can be seen in the far distance of the painting, built upon steep rolling hills. In the foreground amongst trees, a group of shepherds are visible cooking over a stove. A herd of goats stand by, looking towards the men, with a single shepherd standing behind and two more approaching the scene.

Manchester Art Gallery



oil on canvas


H 60 x W 73 cm

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Acquisition method

gift from Lieutenant Colonol C. Beddington, 1938

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Inscription description

artist's inscription : : blc : artist's name : Riki / Rubin


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