Attractive, antique oil-painting on wooden panel from 1872. The painting depicts juvenile Jesus with Moses' Ten Commandments. Jesus is pointing at the 4th Commandment. Under the center part of the painting is the inscription of 4th Commandment in Latin:
Honora patrem tuum et matrem tuam ut sis longaevus super terram. II Mos. 20. 12”.
The size of the painting in frame is: 41 x 47,5 cm (16 ¼ x 18 ½ inches). The size of the actual painting is: 32,5 x 38,5 cm.
Signed by the painter at reverse in bold letters: And. Auffinger Pinxit 1872. (And. stands for Andreas. Andreas Auffinger was a German painter).
The painting is in good condition. The frame is antique too, has worm-holes but has been restored and worms destroyed.
Decorative 19 ct Painting with Religious Motif from 1872 by German Painter