Wonderful image of Mary with Her Son Jesus in oil on copper, belonging to the Italian School and painted in the 17th century. This delicate and vibrant painting radiates a huge artistic quality, being also a work of deep religiosity. The artist follows the clues of the baroque Italian School, creating strong volumes and showing a masterful use of color. In the scene, Virgin Mary is holding Baby Jesus in Her arms in front of a neutral ochre background. Jesus is naked and His Mother is covering him with a white cloth. The Virgin wears a pink dress and is covered with a cobalt-blue cloak, both painted with many folds which reveal a skillful artist. The two figures show smiling and serene expressions, and are illuminated with a subtle ray of light which emerges from the top left corner. The oil painting is mounted on a water-gilt wooden frame of original design, with the top corners carved in an elegant curved shape. Any lover of antique religious art will appreciate this striking painting of Mary and Her Son Jesus, an oil on copper from the Italian School as gorgeous as spiritual. Dimensions: Oil without Frame: Width: 7.09 in / 18 cm. Height: 9.25 in / 23.5 cm. Frame: Width: 9.84 in / 25 cm. Height: 11.61 in / 29.5 cm. "IMPORTANT: In order to export antique artwork outside of Spain, it is necessary to apply for a special art export permit that is processed by the Spanish Ministry of Culture. These permits can take between 2 and 6 weeks, after which time it can be exported as antique artwork. Keep this in mind when purchasing."