RUNGE, Philipp Otto
(b. 1777, Wolgast, d. 1810, Hamburg)

The Artist's Wife and Son

Oil on canvas, 97 x 73 cm
Nationalgalerie, Berlin

A modest mix of antique pose and Northern physiognomy is found in this Madonna-like grouping of the artist's wife and son. The painter's infant son holds fruit like that so often grasped by the baby Jesus.

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