wood carving

Wood carving of the Virgin, seated at left, with child on her knee. One of the Magi kneels before the child. Behind them, three figures stand on the right.
When Scents were as Precious as Gold and Wood carving told the Tale: The Adoration of the Magi
“And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh.” (Matthew 2:11). This sculpture, probably a product of the Rhine valley in Flanders, portrays the...