Italian School - St Joseph and the Christ child

Description
Italian School - St Joseph and the Christ child
Oil on canvas - Not signed - 18th century

The devotional image of Joseph holding the Christ child is a perennial favourite of Catholic iconography.

The painting needs a clean and the craquelure has not been overpainted.

It has been relined and put in a new stretcher. There seems to have been a hole or some other reason for overpainting near the upper left corner.

Lot details
Artist
Italian School
Title of artwork
St Joseph and the Christ child
Year
18th century
Technique
Oil on canvas
Signature
Not signed
Condition
Overall in good condition with traces of ageing and usage
Sold with frame
Yes
Image size
73×58 cm
Total dimensions
82.5×68×4 cm
Not registered yet?
By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 50,000 special objects up for auction every week.
or Sign in