Christ in the House of His Parents by John Everett Millais

Description

John Everett Millais’s intensely detailed painting Christ in the House of His Parents caused outrage when first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1850. Critics deemed that Millais’s choice of subject matter – Jesus’s childhood – and his unique interpretation of it were unquestionably blasphemous.

Full title:
Christ in the House of His Parents ('The Carpenter's Shop')
Created:
1849-50
Format:
Artwork / Image
Creator:
John Everett Millais
Copyright:
© De Agostini Picture Library
Usage terms

© De Agostini Picture Library

Held by
Tate
Shelfmark:
N03584

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