The Holy Family sit at the right. The three Magi approach from the left, offering gifts. Their retinue trails behind. In the background are ruins.
Attributed to Sébastien Bourdon, The Adoration of the Magi, ca. 1639, oil on canvas, 25 1/8 x 36 7/8 in. (63.8 x 93.7 cm), Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Bloch in honor of Geraldine E. Fowle, F85-20

Attributed to Sébastien Bourdon, The Adoration of the Magi, ca. 1639

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doi: 10.37764/78973.5.202

ArtistAttributed to Sébastien Bourdon, French, 1616–1671
TitleThe Adoration of the Magi
Object Dateca. 1639
Alternate and Variant TitlesL’Adoration des Rois; L’Adoration des Mages
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions (Unframed)25 1/8 x 36 7/8 in. (63.8 x 93.7 cm)
Credit LineThe Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Bloch in honor of Geraldine E. Fowle, F85-20

Scholarly research and commentary to be published in 2023.