Jean Daret''The Birth of the Virgin'', Flemish Renaissance, Religious Old Master, 1600's Large Antique Oil Painting. A superb, large and fresh to the market original oil on canvas depicting the Birth of the Holy Mother Mary.Painted here as a domestic scene with Mary's mother Anna resting in bed after the birth of her child and with her husband Joachim seated beside her. The baby Mary is cradled by two attendants with another nearby and a fourth woman is warming a blanket in front of the fire.
Condition is good commensurate with age, having been re-lined, cleaned and re-varnished. Minor paint loss associated with restoration and overall in good, restored condition.
Housed in a good wide gilt contemporary frame. The image dimensions are approximately: 29 1/2'' x 27 1/4'' (75cm x 69cm). 1 F rom a private family collection in Paris, France.
2 Drouot, Paris, 10th June 2005, Lot no. 3 Bonhams, London, 24th October 2012, Lot no. Jean Daret was well known for his versatility in subject matter and was highly sought after for his religious works. Apprenticed to Anton Van Opstal in Brussels in 1625 he traveled throughout Italy and France decorating numerous cathedrals, churches and convents as well as private chapels and the homes of nobility.
As usual, open to sensible offers for this outstanding and important artwork. Please do ask questions as required and do also see my other listings of 16th century through to early 20th century art. With a long association amongst the world of fine art and antiques, I have excellent sources of fine paintings and individual antiques.
All of my items are researched, where possible, ensuring my buyers receive items that meet their expectations. Please do contact me and I will be happy to help. The item "Flemish Renaissance Religious Old Master Saint 1600's Large Antique Oil Painting" is in sale since Wednesday, February 3, 2021.
This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "angelic-fine-arts" and is located in Norwich. This item can be shipped worldwide.