St Joseph and the Christ Child.
 Greco, 1541?-1614

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Title:St Joseph and the Christ Child
Notes:A short essay on the artistic and spiritual meaning of this artwork is available from The Visual Commentary on Scripture, https://thevcs.org/return-egypt/shepherding-good-shepherd.
Date:ca. 1600
Artist:Greco, 1541?-1614
Building:Museum of Santa Cruz
Object/Function:Painting
City/Town:Toledo
Country:Spain

Scripture:Matthew 2:13-23
Person as Subject:Joseph, the husband of Mary (Biblical figure)
Jesus Christ (Biblical figure)
Lectionary links:AXmas01
General Subject:Visual Commentary on Scripture
Fatherhood
Childhood of Jesus

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Attribution:Greco, 1541?-1614. St Joseph and the Christ Child, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. https://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=58310 [retrieved August 9, 2022]. Original source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:El_Greco_-_St_Joseph_and_the_Christ_Child_-_WGA10536.jpg.
Record Number:58310 Last Updated: 2021-09-30 07:40:48 Record Created: 2020-11-10 09:28:13
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition