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'Gruppi di Napoli. Sampognari che fanno la novena di Natale'

PAH6213
Herschel family

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Collection Herschel family, Prints, drawings and watercolours, The Herschels as collectors
User collections Christmas by hedser@nmm.ac.uk
Christmas collections by NMMExhibitions
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID PAH6213
Description This print shows a group of musicians, one with a harp, two with brass instruments, and a child with a triangle playing to a street side shrine. They are playing the Christmas Novena which is a period of nine days before Christmas (16-24) during which specific prayers are said. Kneeling by the shrine is a woman holding a rosary, head bowed in prayer.
Date made

Artist/Maker Glass, Giorgio
Ferdinando, S.
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Herschel Collection
Materials etching
Measurements Sheet: 358 x 271 mm
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  • 'Gruppi di Napoli. Sampognari che fanno la novena di Natale' (PAH6213)
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