26 Nov-1 April. The National Gallery presents an exhibition that focuses on how artists through the ages have chosen to depict the early life of Christ.
The show comprises 13 paintings and drawings from the 15th- to the 19th centuries, including works by artists such as Guercino, Lorenzo di Credi and Murillo.
Highlights include an early Renaissance painted relief of the Virgin and Child from the workshop of Florentine sculptor Lorenzo Ghiberti, and The Dawn of Christianity: The Rest on the Flight into Egypt by JMW Turner, on loan from the Ulster Museum.
Mon-Sat 09.30-17.30. Thu 09.30-20.30. Sun 12.00-17.30.
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Imagining the Divine: The Holy Family in Art
National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square/Clare St, tel. +353(0)16615133.