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The Holy Family with an Angel

Photo credit: The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

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Joseph and Mary take refreshment while an angel indicates a palm tree; in the background is the Flight into Egypt. Since the Christ Child is not present, the subject may be the Journey to Bethlehem. There are strong Ferrarese elements in this painting, although the Virgin is Leonardesque, reminiscent of Giovanni Agostino da Lodi. This painting may be by a follower of Ortolano; an attribution to Martino Piazza has recently been suggested.

The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

Oxford

  • Date

    c. 1510–1530

  • Medium

    oil on panel

  • Measurements

    52 x 38 cm

  • Accession number

    WA1913.4

  • Acquisition method

    Presented by Mrs James Reddie Anderson, 1913

The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

Beaumont Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2PH England

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