Italian Renaissance painter Federico Barocci (c. 1526-1612) shares with the world his interpretation of the birth of Christ. This Christmas painting depicts Mary and an ox looking down on baby Jesus. Jesus appears to be providing the light, illustrating his role as the light of the world.
This public domain Christmas image of The Nativity by Federico Barocci would make a beautiful Christmas card image or image to use with any of your holiday crafts.
This image is copyright free and in the public domain anywhere that extends copyrights 70 years after death or at least 120 years after publication when the original illustrator is unknown.