Mazzolino (Ludovico Mazzola, 1448-1528)
Nativity

Oil on wood
Musei Capitolini, Rome

As in the vision of St. Bridget of Sweden, the child lies naked and is worshiped by Joseph and Mary. The man on the right could be a donor. It seems unlikely that he would be one of the shepherds, because there are no sheep nor other shepherds in evidence, nor any announcing angels.

In the background, the Magi are already arriving.

Read more about the Nativity.

Photographed at the Musei Capitolini by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.