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Jesus’s Childhood

Simeon and Anna Recognize the Lord in Jesus REMBRANDT (1627)

See http://www.wga.hu/frames-e.html?/html/r/rembran/painting/biblic1/simeon.html for the source of the above photograph of the painting and a description.

Matthew 2:13-15 tells us that after the magi leave, an angel appears again to Joseph, this time to tell him to flee to Egypt because Herod will be searching for the child to kill him.

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Joseph’s Dream REMBRANDT (1645)

See http://www.wikigallery.org/wiki/painting_223630/Rembrandt-Van-Rijn/Joseph’s-Dream for the source of the above photograph of the painting.

Here is another treatment by Rembrandt of the same subject:

The Dream of St. Joseph REMBRANDT (1650-55)

See http://www.wga.hu/frames-e.html?/html/r/rembran/painting/biblic2/dream.html

The Flight Into Egypt ANGELICO (1450)
See http://www.backtoclassics.com/gallery/fraangelico/flightintoegypt/ for the source of the above photograph of the painting.

Rest on the Flight into Egypt ALTDORFER (1510)

See http://www.wga.hu/frames-e.html?/html/a/altdorfe/2/02egypt.html for the source of the above photograph of the painting and a description.

Holy Family REMBRANDT (1640)

See http://www.artchive.com/viewer/z.html for the source of the above photograph of the painting.  As with so many artists, Rembrandt used this same subject for a number of paintings.

Jesus and St John the Baptist in their Childhood JEGHER (1596-1653)

See http://www.lib-art.com/artgallery/30801-jesus-and-st-john-the-baptist-in-their-childhood-jegher-christoffel.html for the source of the above photograph of the painting.

St Joseph and the Christ Child HERRERA (1648)

See http://www.wga.hu/frames-e.html?/html/h/herrera/franci_e/joseph.html for the source of the above photograph of the painting and comments.

St. Joseph and the Christ Child EL GRECO (1597-99)

See http://www.wga.hu/frames-e.html?/html/g/greco_el/13/1302grec.html for the source of the above photograph of the painting and discussion of it.

We often see photographs of paintings that isolate the painting from its surrounding.  However, as you can see with the above painting, when it is seen in the context of its actual setting, there is a power and effect lent to the painting that is lost in its isolation.

Alterpiece at Capilla de San Jose Toledo EL GRECO

For other paintings of El Greco, see http://entertainment.webshots.com/album/561102547QUFbxw and http://www.1st-art-gallery.com/El-Greco-(domenikos-Theotokopoulos)/El-Greco-(domenikos-Theotokopoulos)-oil-paintings.html.

Christ in the Carpenter’s Shop DE LA TOUR (1645)

See http://www.wga.hu/frames-e.html?/html/l/la_tour/georges/2/06carpe.html for the source of the above photograph of the painting and a description.

Christ among the Doctors FABRITIUS (1640)

See http://www.lib-art.com/artgallery/26977-christ-among-the-doctors-fabritius-carel.html for the source of the above photograph of the painting.

Christ Among the Doctors BRAMER (Early Baroque)

See http://www.backtoclassics.com/gallery/leonaertbramer/christamongthedoctors2/ for the source of the above photograph of the painting.

The Tree of Jesse GEERTGEN (1460-1490)

See http://www.artbible.info/art/large/559.html for the source of the above photograph of the painting and an excellent description.

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