Child Jesus Savior

size(cm): 45x50
Sale price£150 GBP


The painting "Niño Jesús Salvador" by Josefa de Óbidos is a Portuguese Baroque masterpiece that has captivated art lovers for centuries. This work of art is one of the most representative of the artistic style of the time, and is considered one of the best works of the artist.

The composition of the painting is impressive, with the Child Jesus at the center of the work, surrounded by angels and saints. The figure of the Child Jesus is the focal point of the painting, and its serene and peaceful expression is a sample of the artist's talent to capture the essence of divinity.

Color is another prominent aspect of the work. The color palette used by Josefa de Óbidos is rich and vibrant, with golden and red tones that highlight the beauty of the painting. The details in the clothing and decorations are impressive, and the artist's technique for creating textures and shadows is exceptional.

The history of painting is fascinating. It was created in the 17th century for the church of Our Lady of the Conception in Óbidos, Portugal, and became one of the most important works in the church. The painting was restored in the 20th century and is now in the National Museum of Ancient Art in Lisbon.

There are little-known aspects of the painting that make it even more interesting. For example, it is believed that the figure of the Child Jesus was modeled after a real child, and that the artist used her own image to create the figure of the Virgin Mary. Furthermore, the painting is said to have been created at a time of great grief for the artist, as her father had recently passed away.

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