Wednesday, December 24, 2008

A piece of Christmas past

Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod, magi (wise men) from the east arrived in Jerusalem saying, "Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw His star in the east and have come to worship Him."

African American Wise Man, Circa 1930's
Made for a Christmas play at an African American church
Tupelo, Mississippi
Oil on board, rhinestone crown, remnants of leather strap shoes.