12/25/08

The Reason

Happy Birthday!
Joy to the World!

Anonymous. From The Peep of Day, 1894


Adolphe-William Bouguereau. Song of the Angel, c.1935



Cicely M. Barker. From The Children's Book of Hymns, 1929


Margaret Evans Price. From The Manger Babe, 1916


Jessie Willcox Smith. Magazine Cover, 1917


Bessie Pease Gutman. "The Madonna," 1913



I took these photos of pages in a book I bought last year. It is a picture book of famous renderings of the birth of Christ, with a very short, simple telling of the Christmas story. It is called Baby Jesus and was published by Laughing Elephant.


Merry Christmas to you!

5 comments:

Vodka Mom said...

and the same to you..........

BlondeMomBlog (Jamie) said...

Merry Christmas to you and your family Amy! :)

crunchiemummy said...

Awww, lovely. Happy Christmas to you too.

Auds at Barking Mad said...

I absolutely adore the second picture. It's just beautiful and touches my soul deeply.

Amy...thank you for being such a blessing to me in the bloggy world this past year. I'm so glad that you reached out to me via our blogs. I am a better person for knowing you!

Hope your Christmas was lovely and I wish you a New Year full of blessings.

Kellie said...

Absolutely stunning pictures! Happy New Year! :)

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