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The Infant Jesus Asleep

Fontana Lavinia
(Bologna 1552 - Rome 1614)

The painting is signed and dated. It is a reduced-size replica of the well-known painting of the Holy Family in the Escorial, compared to which, besides Saint Joseph, Saint Elizabeth and Saint John the Baptist as a Child around the Madonna and Child group, the painter has also inserted two angels at the top, holding the green drapes of the canopy.

Object Details

Medium | oil on copper, cm 43 x 33

Inventory | 437

Location | The storerooms

Period | '500

Classification | painting

Work not currently on display
On loan to exhibition "Le Signore dell'Arte " (Milan- Palazzo Reale, 20/02/2021 - 06/06/2021)