Joseph the Carpenter, detail of Hand of Christ Child.
 La Tour, Georges du Mesnil de, 1593-1652

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Title:Joseph the Carpenter, detail of Hand of Christ Child
Artist:La Tour, Georges du Mesnil de, 1593-1652
Building:Musée du Louvre

Scripture:Corinthians II, 4:3-6
Person as Subject:Joseph, the husband of Mary
Lectionary links:BLent04
General Subject:Light
Hand of Christ
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France
ICONCLASS Number:73B13

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Attribution:La Tour, Georges du Mesnil de, 1593-1652. Joseph the Carpenter, detail of Hand of Christ Child, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved November 25, 2020]. Original source:
Record Number:46625 Last Updated: 2020-11-18 17:37:05 Record Created: 2006-07-25 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition