Juan de Villanueva y Barbales
St. Joseph and the Christ Child

1742
Retable of the Immaculate Conception
Cathedral of St. Savior, Oviedo, Spain

The saint is identifiable by the context. He stands in the upper register of the retable, directly above Mary, who is flanked by her own parents. (See below.)

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Photographs taken at the cathedral by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.



The Immaculate Conception retable is in the south transept of the cathedral. The central statue is the Virgin Mary as Immaculate Conception, with statues of SS. Joachim and Anne to her left and right, St. Joseph and God the Father above her.