The holy family
Dimensions : 8.5 x 10 cm
Type of support: Stand
Completing time: 6 months
That scene belongs to a series of religious themes, inspired from New Testament, presenting reliefs embedded into an oval-shaped oriental setting.
Mary holds her child Jesus in her arms and Joseph looks at them pensively. They are taking a rest under a date palm tree, the trunk and leaves of which are veined.
That scene has an antic architectural background.