The Holy Family, by Joos van Cleve (1480/90-1540/41), showing Mary with the Christ child before a cloth of honour, seated on a high backed settle beside her mother, Saint Anne, who is in the act of offering the child an apple; behind her stands Saint Joachim, Mary‚Äôs Father, and behind Mary is Joseph, her husband; the whole scene in a porch area within arches and with a tiled floor, in the background an extensive landscape.
Old collection labels to reverse, including two sealing wax seals;
Attributed to Joos van Cleve and studio.
Oil on wood panel,
References: Joos van Cleve (ca. 1480/90, Cleves - 1540/41, Antwerp), was a Netherlandish painter who was active in Antwerp from 1511 to 1540. He died between November 1540 and April 1541. He was one of twenty van Cleefs who painted in Antwerp, but whether the wel
Condition: Old restoration, losses, pentimenti revealing underdrawing, particularly in faces and child.
Stock #: 1012608 Size: 54 x 68 cm unframed
Price: AU$ 0.00
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