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The Little Prince

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Translated by Richard Howard
2000. 86 pages.
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David Shields and Shane Salerno
2013. 720 pages.
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A Christmas Carol: The Original 1843 Manuscript

Charles Dickens
Introduction by Declan Kiely
176 pages.
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Nativity Ornament
Nativity Ornament
Size: 2 1/4 x 4 inches

Product Code: x3049

$20.00

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In this Nativity miniature, Jean Bourdichon, official painter to the French royal court, has pushed all the elements of his composition—the Holy Family, the manger, the animals—up against the picture plane in a technique referred to by art historians the "dramatic close-up." The device allows the viewer to feel as if he or she were an actual participant in the sacred events.

Nativity
By Jean Bourdichon
From a Book of Hours (M.732, f.31v)
France, Tours, ca 1515


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