Nativity Painting by Fra’ Filippo Lippi

This 15th Century painting of the birth of Christ shows Mary and Joseph watching their infant son as angels pray overhead and other journey to visit the Christ child. An ox and mule also watch over the child as shepherds and others come. This Christmas image is in the public domain and may be used however you wish in your Christmas projects.

The original painting by Fra’ Filippo Lippi (1406-1469) is fully in the public domain but unfortunately, without knowing who photographed this beautiful painting, this image may not be. Please verify that this photograph of his work is by visiting the Photographs vs. Mechanical Reproductions section of our About Us page.

Nativity Painting by Fra' Filippo Lippi

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.