Joseph is from David’s family and is Mary’s husband and Jesus’ foster father. Georges De La Tour. All the best Joseph The Carpenter Painting 32+ collected on this page. The Fall of the Rebel Angels. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Spectacular is no exageration. Saint Joseph The Carpenter is a painting by Georges De La Tour which was uploaded on March 9th, 2016. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. From the Painting Sizes drop-down, select a size that is closest to your desired size 2. Copyright © 1995 - .Toperfect is trademark of Toperfect Group, see certificates. Woodpecker Painting. 25 Feb. 2014., Trueman, Chris. Pieter Bruegel the Elder (ca. The gallery I took the painting to remarked on its quality and also the standard of canvas. Your comment that it has a simple beauty that is easily understood really puts this piece of work in perspective. Web. Moreover, the painter reveals the measure of his talent in astonishing details such as the candlelight traversing the child’s hand or the fine still life in the foreground made up of a tool and a wood shaving. The elements present in the painting are a reference to an important cult in Lorraine during the 17th century which included Joseph, Jesus and the cross. best wishes. The painting is to depict the book of Revelations from the Bible; he did so in a very unusual style with the angels being half-human and half-animal monsters. Usually, a red spot is painted to animate the brown’s range. Here the carpenter is leaning forward, busy drilling a piece of wood with an auger, to the light of a candle held by Christ whose face is radiant in the large flame. Bruegel, Pieter: The Fall Of The Rebel Angels (1562). We cannot deliver to P.O. Just to let you know my pictures arrived safely. The painting is also perfectly done to attract attention from the audience. Joseph is from David’s family and is Mary’s husband and Jesus’ foster father. Your blog was very strong in comparing the renaissance and the baroque. Great post detailing this piece of work! You can find it at:, Oil Paintings of 150 Popular Subjects and Styles. The idea of showing father and son working together is a great way to help people understand the church and stories from the Bible; that even Jesus lived a simple life on earth. When it arrived we were overwhelmed, your interpretation was both singular and refreshing. Feel free to explore, study and enjoy paintings with A similar process frequently recurs in the work of Georges de La Tour to indicate a divine presence in a scene taken from everyday life and portrayed with veracity. Once we receive the order, we will confirm the custom size with you via email For other custom size, send us a request and we will reproduce the painting to your exact specifications Orders Details: 1. Joseph the Carpenter is a perfect example of how The Council of Trent was trying to reach followers of the church through art. That is exactly what I believe La Tour was trying to do, aside from the other meanings, to show the bond of father and son. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Next, on the Shopping Cart page, review your selections and click "Checkout Continue" 3. Great blog and great comparison of the two. Your comparison of Renaissance and Baroque art showed the impact the Council of Trent had during the Baroque era. 1. Realizing that the arts had such a huge influence on people, they decided to use art to communicate to followers the message of the church and ignite spiritual fervor. A descendant of the house of David, Joseph, husband of Mary and “foster father” to Christ, was a carpenter in Jerusalem. At checkout, enter your desired size into the comment box 3. Hand-painted by our master artists. The quality is even better than I'd hoped. I was looking through your link for Georges de La Tour and saw some more of his fascinating work. The art you chose was great and the simple meaning you put behind it was even better. Artists were starting to use vivid realistic depictions of everyday life and common people in their artwork; still life and tenebrism became very popular during this time which created a dramatic focus within the art. Thank you for your understanding. This painting was chosen for the artwork research for its popularity and because it has different elements that can be evaluated and described for this paper. The extended area will be painted a matching color similar to the surrounding border color. The arrangement of pieces of wood on the floor evokes a cross and prefigures Christ’s sacrifice. Quality of Painting is amazing! 25 Feb. 2014, Wisse, Jacob. The scene depicted in this painting is not part of the Bible. In 1639, the king himself call him to Paris and made him the Ordinary Painter of the King. Create a free website or blog at This technique is frequently used by Georges de La Tour. In line with the measures taken by the government to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Musée du Louvre and Musée National Eugène Delacroix are closed up until Tuesday December 15, 2020. The finished canvas is ready to be stretch and wrap around the sides of the stretcher bars. I hope we can do business again in the future. Joseph the Carpenter was created by a French Baroque painter named Georges de La Tour. He was trained either in Italy or in Utrecht. Web. 25 Feb. 2014. No sales tax, no matter where you live 3. The young face contrasts with Joseph’s wrinkled one. 5 out of 5 on all counts. They used tenebrism to show sharp contrasts within the pictures of people in their common lives. They used art to tell stories from the Bible that people could relate to and would show the men and women of the Bible as heroes or as people to look up to. Georges de La Tour (1593-1652) was a great painter of the 17th century, but his work was forgotten until 1915 when Herman Voss rediscovered him. Terms & Copyrights. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window). This contrast is enhanced by the strong light reflected on Christ’s face that in turn appears to light up the room. I will definitely be ordering more from you in the near future and recommending your site to others! Georges de LA TOUR Web. More from This Artist Similar Designs. Our reproduction of La Tour, Georges De Joseph the Carpenter oil painting retains all the qualities of the original. Box or APO addresses 4. International orders, customers are responsible for any custom duty and/or taxes in their country We Deliver Via FedEx and UPS: 1.