LOTH, Johann Karl
(b. 1632, München, d. 1698, Venezia)

Holy Family and God the Father

Oil on canvas, 385 x 188 cm
San Silvestro, Venice

The altarpiece exploits a marked upward thrust achieved by an interplay of diagonals. These are picked up by the complex gestures of the figures and the careful distribution of warm and cooler tones.