"The Ascension of the Lord" typically depicts the moment when Jesus Christ ascends to heaven after his resurrection, as described in Christian theology. Francisco Bayeu was a Spanish painter known for his historical and religious works, and he was a prominent figure in the artistic community of his time.

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The Ascension of the Lord - The Collection
This composition with an arched top appears here in a preparatory sketch for the corresponding canvas of the Ascension that forms part, along with the Annunciation, the Nativity and Pentecost, of a series made in 1769 for the cloister of the convent of San Pascual in Aranjuez.
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