MAULBERTSCH, Franz Anton
(b. 1724, Langenargen, d. 1796, Wien)

Joseph and his Brothers

1745-50
Oil on canvas, 73 x 90,5 cm
Szépmûvészeti Múzeum, Budapest

The painting and its companion-piece, Rebecca and Eliezer, are early works showing the influence of Troger and the Venetian painter Giovanni Battista Pittoni. The stylistic features of his early work may be studied in this brilliantly coloured Biblical composition.




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