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Cuciniello Presepe, Naples
Procession of the Magi
Cuciniello Presepe
18th century
Museo Nazionale di San martino, Naples

Center detail of the Cuciniello Presepe

The Cuciniello Presepe (over 781 objects) depicts three principle events in the nativity story: the Annunciation to the Shepherds on the left, the Nativity with the procession of the Magi in the center, and on the right the Rejection from the Inn, represented as a lively nineteenth century tavern.