MURILLO, Bartolomé Esteban
(b. 1617, Sevilla, d. 1682, Sevilla)

The Holy Family

c. 1660
Oil on canvas, 186 x 155 cm
St Stephen Basilica, Budapest

A characteristic feature of the painting is that St Joseph is depicted as a rather old man. Thus Murillo ignored the iconograhic rule generally respected in that period.