The artist will add 3 inches (7.5 cm) of extra paint “bleed” to every 4 sides of the canvas. There will still be 1.5 inches (4 cm) of white canvas around all 4 sides of the canvas.
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Currently, the frames listed will be only ship up to a certain size. Once the maximum size is reached, the framing option is automatically disabled.
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Infant Christ Offering a Drink of Water to St John is a beautiful and tender oil painting by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo. As praised Spanish artist from his country's "Golden Century", Murillo was able to depict the daily life of Sevillian inhabitants as well as timeless religious paintings. Leaving his city only during a few trips, he certainly had a deep affection for it, as he showed in his genre paintings. Most of his patrons, as well, were tied to religious orders. In a breathtaking oeuvre, the painter could conciliate his realistic treatment of the human figure with his depictions of Biblical stories and settings.
Murillo's later production, artworks from the late 1660s to the 1680s, had a curious change: the presence of infants and babies in his work became abundant. In many of Murillo's renditions of Biblical subjects, such as Mary and the Immaculate Conception - a theme and composition that he returned to many times - Murillo used baby angels and their heads as compositions tools to create complex and fluid arrangements. The artist repeatedly took biblical figures, like Jesus, Mary and Joseph and represented them as infants, possibly hinting at a sense of purity or simply as a continuation of his portrayal of homeless boys.
Either way, this change made some scholars understand his late phase as a sort of "Proto-Rococo." Since the 1660s, his works became more colorful, a possible influence of Titian. With this new way of presenting Christ and other figures as infants and its luminous use of white and view on lighting, there are certainly many affinities of his work and the Rococo period.
Infant Christ Offering a Drink of Water to St John is an oil on canvas dating from 1675-80 and belongs to the Murillo's late phase. The canvas has a square shape and features a subdued palette, especially compared to this period of his career. The color palette consists of white, brown, black, and light ochre pigments. Christ's robe was portrayed in marron tonalities. Both Christ and John the Baptist are very similar babies, and Christ is on the left giving him some water. While a sheep looks at them from the image's extreme left, three angels are seen behind Christ witnessing the scene as well and bathed in a warm light. A tree and some plants give the viewer a sense of the atmosphere, adorning left and right, while the background is almost abstract, referencing the Kingdom of Heaven.
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When purchasing a painting on its own, it will arrive rolled inside a secure tube with an extra 1.5" of white canvas on all sides so you can easily frame it in any local frame shop.
You may choose to purchase your painting framed, in which case, it will arrive "ready to hang". We offer more than 20 beautiful models, all hand finished and expertly assembled by our experienced framers.
Note that for safety reasons we can only frame up to a certain size. Once the maximum size is reached the framing option is automatically disabled.
If you are planning to frame your painting yourself, use an existing frame, or frame it locally, you may choose to order your painting with a stretching service, meaning that it will arrive mounted on wooden bars.
If you're considering not framing your painting at all, you may opt for a Gallery Wrap. The term Gallery Wrap refers to the way the canvas is stretched, which is by wrapping it around thick stretcher bars, about 1.5 inch thick, with the canvas being secured to the back rather than the sides of those bars.
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