Do You See What I See? Imagery in Nativity Scenes

Further Reading

Brown, R.E. (1999). The Birth of the Messiah: A Commentary of the Infancy Narratives in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke. New York, NY: Doubleday.

Cartlidge, D.R. (2001). Art and the Christian Apocrypha. New York, NY: Routledge.

Davis, Judith (2009). The Creche: A Selected Bibliography. Compiled for The Friends of the Creche. Available online at the University of Dayton:

Gockerell, Nina. (1996). “Nativity Group,” in The Dictionary of Art, J. Turner ed. New York, NY: Grove (Oxford).

Gockerell, Nina. (1998). Krippen – Nativity Scenes – Creches. New York, NY: Taschen.

Govan, James L. (2007). Art of the Creche: Nativities from around the World. New York: Merrell.

Howard, Linn and Mary Jane Pool. (1993). The Angel Tree: A Christmas Celebration. New York: Abrams. (The Loretta Hines Howard Collection of 18th century Neapolitan creche figures at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.)

Monthan, Guy and Doris (1990). Nacimientos. Albuquerque, New Mexico: Avanyu Publishing, Inc.

Powell, M. (1997). The Christmas Creche: Treasure of Faith, Art & Theater. Roselle, Illinois: Roman, Inc.

Schiller, G. (1971). Iconography of Christian Art (Vol 1, chapter 2: “The Birth and Childhood of Christ"). Greenwich, Connecticut: New York Graphic Society.