(b. 1634, Napoli, d. 1705, Napoli)

Adoration of the Shepherds

c. 1688
Oil on canvas, 115 x 136 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris

This painting and its pendant, the Marriage of the Virgin, may have been preparatory study for a large cycle on the Life of the Very Holy Virgin, which he executed in the court of Charles II of Spain.