Come Let Us Adore Him, a Christmas Painting

Molly and I hope this Christmas painting will bring color and beauty to the beginning of advent for you and your family.

May we all, like the Magi, come and adore Him!

Adoration of the Magi by Albrecht Durer, 1504, the Uffizi, Florence, Italy, public domain

Albrecht Durer painted Adoration of the Magi in 1504. Today it hangs in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence Italy.

Molly and I wish you a blessed Christmas while we take some time off to enjoy Christmas. We plan to be back in January with lots more great art, activities, and devotions.

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8 thoughts on “Come Let Us Adore Him, a Christmas Painting

    1. Kathy O'Neill Post author

      Durer is one of my favorite artists and his desire to proclaim the gospel shines through in this painting! May you and your family experience the joys of Christ’s birth this Christmas!

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    1. Kathy O'Neill Post author

      Those markets must be very special. We saw a little of these town’s beauty in Colmar, France a few years ago. It’s a former German town now part of far eastern France, and has beautiful art and wonderful German food! Merry Christmas to you and Chuck and your family!

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  1. JD Wininger

    Perfect timing for a perfect post Ms. Kathy. Sorry I’m late in responding, busy happens sometimes. I remember seeing this (of course, couldn’t touch) while Ms. Diane and I were touring Italy. The colors they used back then, so vibrant! Not sure I understand how they’ve not faded over centuries. I remember telling Ms. Diane, “That’s some paint! We need that for our walls.” 🙂 In any case, thank you so much for sharing the history behind this famous painting. Our Pastor began a teaching series, “In Search of CHRISTmas” yesterday. Let us “come and adore” indeed ma’am.

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    1. Kathy O'Neill Post author

      I’m so glad you got to see this in person, J.D. The colors are vibrant and you’re right, how have they stayed bright so long–I suspect some cleanings over the years, and in this case done well. Not always the case! Lol–It would be pretty hard to keep buildings bright in the Texas sun, and also here in Colorado, everything fades quickly! But I know the Lord will keep our faith and joy in Christ from ever fading! Merry CHRISTmas to you and your loved ones!

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  2. Katherine Pasour

    The painting is beautiful–those vivid colors announce the message boldly. It’s one of my favorite hymns. Wishing you and your family a joyful and blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year (I’m going to take some time off, too).

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    1. Kathy O'Neill Post author

      This painting is beautiful, isn’t it, and I also love the hymn!Thank you so much for visiting and commenting, Katherine, and I hope you and your family also have a joyful Christmas and New Year! Enjoy your break!

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