CONCA, Sebastiano
(b. 1680, Gaeta, d. 1764, Napoli)

Holy Family with the Infant St John the Baptist

Oil on canvas, 75 x 62 cm
Private collection

Sebastiano Conca painted numerous versions of the Virgin and Child, varying the usual pyramidal format. In the present picture the central figures are the Virgin and the two infants, with Joseph in the shadowy background.