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Christmas Story

Written by The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Key Stage 2 Key Stage 3 Art and Design Religion / Bible Stories

Christmas Story Synopsis

The majestic story of Christmas, from the Annunciation to the Epiphany, has long inspired great artists. The Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection is particularly rich in medieval and Renaissance paintings that depict this timeless story.

Gathered here are paintings by Rogier van der Weyden, Petrus Christus, Hans Memling, and Gerard David, among others, sensitively coupled with excerpts from the King James Bible. The perfect book for the entire family, The Christmas Story is a treasure to be enjoyed year after year.

Christmas Story Press Reviews

A beautiful, sophisticated merging of art and text that could be used in church programs on Christmas Eve or as an introduction to medieval and Renaissance painting for older students. -- Kirkus

Book Information

ISBN: 9781419723070
Publication date: 13th October 2017
Author: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Publisher: Abrams Books for Young Readers an imprint of Abrams
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3
Topics: Art, Religion / Bible Stories

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