Artist School of Seville, Spanish, 1600-1700
  • The Holy Family in the Carpenter Shop
Date mid to late 17th century
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 22 7/8 × 26 3/8 inches (58.1 × 67 cm)
Framed: 31 1/2 × 35 1/8 × 2 3/4 inches (80 × 89.2 × 7 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar B. Whitcomb
Accession Number 53.363
Department European Painting
Not On View
(Dr. Siegrfied Aram, New York, New York, USA);
by July 1935, purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Edgar B. Whitcomb (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1953-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Boer, N.V. Kunsthandel P. de. Catalogue de Tableaux Anciens. Exposition de nouvelles acquisitions. Exh. cat. Amsterdam, Springtime - Summer 1937, no. 22 [partial version of DIA's painting showing the Virgin. A.L. Mayer adscribes the work to Murillo and dates it ca. 1650 - 1654].

Catalogue of the Whitcomb Gifts. DIA. Detroit, 1954, p. 113 [as school of Seville, XVII century].

The Christmas Story in Art. Exh.[?] cat., Des Moines Art Center. Des Moines, 1959.

Angulo Iñiguez, D. Murillo, su vida, su arte, su obra. Madrid, 1981 vol. 2, p. 414, no. 1.189 [as school of Madrid in the tradition of Alonso Cano or as school of Granada].