Monday, March 1, 2010

A Sad Journey In Elegant Figures

The nativity story ended with a sad journey for the Family as they left Bethlehem for points south to Egypt. Goebel of Germany produced a series of figurines designed by Janet Robson which depicts that journey.

The modelling is elegant and serene. The characters are each dressed in blue and white garments.

Both Mary and her son wear white rimmed hoods:

Joseph carries a lantern in one hand and a small bundle at the end of a staff

The donkey trods patiently...

This post is linked to Blue Monday and Mosaic Monday. See other participating posts as listed by our gracious Sally at Smiling Sally and visit Mary at Little Red House for more creative photo collages.