Genre scene in the baroque style was executed in 1875 by Maltese painter Giuseppe Bonnici (1834 - 1900). Mostly painted religious works, often in the tradition of the Maltese Baroque painting.
WORKS MARSAXLOKK, parish church .: Altarpiece Andreas Christi Famulus, 1893. RABAT, Wignacourt Museum, St.Paul´s Coll .: Noli me tangere; Supper at Emmaus. VALLETTA, S.Maria del Gesù: paintings. XAGHRA / Gozo, parish. S.Maria ´Il-Bambina´: Escape to Egypt, altarpiece for the Joseph altar, 1857.
Literature: EUA VIII, 1958. – Rabat, Arch. Wignacourt Mus. Xaghra, Gozo, Arch. der Pfarrk. S.Maria ´Il-Bambina´; AKL Index.
Inscription: signed and dated 1875 lower right.
Technique: oil on canvas. Original period frame.
Measurements: unframed w 15 1/3" x h 19 7/8" (39 x 50,5 cm); framed w 19 1/4" x h 23" (49 x 58,5 cm).
Condition: in very good condition.