Saint Zacharias, Father of John the Baptist

Die Heimsuchung Mariens (The Visitation), 1695/1696, by Luca Giordano. This painting, located in the Staatsgallerie Stuttgart in Stuttgart, Germany, depicts Elizabeth visiting her cousin Mary. Both women are pregnant. Their husbands, Zacharias (left) and Joseph (right), look on in the background.

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “The Visitation”

  1. Rodney Chua said:

    Question: Can the Catholic fine arts images (like the one above on the visitation) be used for commercial purposes like in a Catholic Prayer Book to be sold?

    • Rodney, thank you for your interest. Unless otherwise noted, all of the photos posted on this site are my own. I am by no means a professional photographer, but I would be happy to discuss how you may use the images if you would like to include them in a prayer book. I will contact you directly by email soon. And thank you again for you interest in Reliquarian!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s