The Virgin and Child with the Infant St John the Baptist
An intimate and delicate painting focusing on the relationship between the Christ child and his cousin St. John
Francisco de Zurbarán was a Spanish painter. He is known primarily for his religious paintings depicting monks, nuns, and martyrs, and for his still-lifes. Zurbarán gained the nickname Spanish Caravaggio, owing to the forceful, realistic use of chiaroscuro in which he excelled.