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Thank you. And to you.

I assume that's ST. Joseph? There is one line of tradition that St. Joseph was an older man when he married Mary, but by "older" I suspect maybe they didn't originally mean "in his 70's". A man in his 30's or 40's would have been considered old to be marrying a young bride like Mary. But I don't have any actual definite material to point to on the issue.

Right, that is Guido Reni's St. Joseph With the Infant Jesus. I've always liked the painting, but I can't speak helpfully on the question of St. Joseph's age either. It would be an interesting thing to explore--maybe a reader knows where to look for some insight.

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