Joseph's Dream.
 Gandolfi, Gaetano, 1734-1802

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Title:Joseph's Dream
Notes:Gaetano Gandolfi was an Italian artist, both a sculptor and painter, during the late Baroque and early Neoclassic periods. In Joseph’s Dream, we see a dozing Joseph who appears to have just stopped to take a rest in the middle of a task. His sandals are still on his feet and his walking stick resting beside him. The angel gently touches Joseph’s arm as he sleeps. When Joseph awakes, he will be ready to go and do as the angel instructed, saying, “Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.”
Date:1790
Artist:Gandolfi, Gaetano, 1734-1802
Building:Private collection
Object/Function:Painting

Scripture:Matthew 1:18-25
Person as Subject:Angel (Biblical figure)
Joseph, the husband of Mary (Biblical figure)
Lectionary links:AXmas01
General Subject:Dreams
Angels

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Attribution:Gandolfi, Gaetano, 1734-1802. Joseph's Dream, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. https://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=54282 [retrieved October 2, 2022]. Original source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:'Joseph's_Dream',_painting_by_Gaetano_Gandolfi,_c._1790.jpg.
Record Number:54282 Last Updated: 2022-04-28 14:28:30 Record Created: 2009-03-24 14:27:21
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition