In the year 1820, a Belgian artist named Joseph Paelinck blessed the world with this beautiful and intimate depiction of the Holy Family, unique in that it features not only Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, but also the Grandparents of our Lord, St. Joachim and St. Anne. In the image, the Virgin Mary and her mother St. Anne hold the Christ Child, observed by Mary's husband St. Joseph and her father St. Joachim. The dramatic lighting and the sharply articulated folds of drapery in this intimate work show Paelinck's admiration of Jacques-Louis David's Neoclassical style.
This particular item, an archival-quality giclée canvas in a beautiful gold solid wood frame, comes in large sizes so that you can use it for a church. Handcrafted in Steubenville, Ohio, this touching devotional piece is sure to be treasured for years to come! Shipping charges need to be quoted, so please call before ordering.
~Sizes listed are for the print/glass only~
Available in several sizes, our oversize framed canvases are the solution churches are looking for, the statement your parish council wants to make, or the centerpiece of your Catholic home life.
Nelson framed canvases are second only to the original masterpieces themselves! Solid wood, deluxe gold mouldings frame our breathtaking, board-mounted giclée religious canvases. Giclée is a french word that means "sprayed ink," and it refers to our museum-quality printing process whereby 8 different colored inks combine to create millions of colors that are slowly sprayed into canvas material. This high-tech method of art reproduction offers the highest possible fidelity to the original work and results in a clear depiction with colors as good (or sometimes better) than the original painting. Under archival conditions, giclée canvases have a total color fidelity guarantee for 70-100 years.
For the faithful Catholic that wishes their sacred art to be blessed with holy water: canvases are sparingly water repellent, so while a typical blessing should not damage the canvas whatsoever, those who favor more robust uses of holy water should take caution near the art. ;)
~Sizes listed are of the image only~
( NWC-1030-39 )