Francesco Francia
The Holy Family

Oil on panel
Szépmûvészeti Múzeum, Budapest, Hungary

Breaking from tradition and anticipating Molanus's strictures against portraying St. Joseph as an old man, this image pictures him in vigorous middle age. The nudity of the Christ Child does continue a tradition from the 15th century that would continue in evidence throughout the 16th.

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