Giuseppe Salvati
The Holy Family

Mid-16th century
Doge's Palace, Venice, Italy

Salvati's approach to the subject matter is somewhat conservative. In the mid-16th century artists were beginning to abandon the practice of picturing the child fully naked. The portrayal of Joseph was also changing: younger, and featured more prominently. Here, the artist keeps to the old ways.

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