[GERMANY.THUERINGEN 30376] The winged altar (Flügelaltar) in the choir of the Church of Our Lady in Arnstadt dates from 1498 and was probably made by the Regler Werkstatt in Erfurt.
The lower part of the left panel shows scenes from the birth of Jesus.
On the left we see the Annunciation with the angel Gabriel holding a lily, symbol for Mary’s purity (the actual flower has been lost though). On the right we see Mary and Joseph looking down on their child in the stable. Photo Mick Palarczyk.
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