Mengs, Anton Raphael - The Dream of Saint Joseph Fine Art Print

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SKU: 42 Religious

An archival premium Quality art Print of The Dream of Saint Joseph by Anton Raphael Mengs for sale by Brandywine General Store. The artist finished this painting in the year 1774, the size of the original artwork is 86 by 114 centimeters and now hangs in the Vienna Museum of Fine Arts. The scene depicts the moment in time when Joseph was having his dream or vision as told in the Bible in Matthew Chapter 2 Verse 13. When the Angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said "And when the wise men were departed, behold, the Angel of the Lord appeareth to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise and take the young child and his mother, and flee into Egypt, be thou there until I bring thee word: for Herod will seek the young child to destroy him. This painting was most likely created during Meng's Florentine period. It came directly into the possession of the Grand Duke Pietro Leopoldo. Please be aware that the colors are very muted in this painting. Religious art print #42

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