~ Knaffl Madonna ~

The True Story Behind

Knoxville Artist, Joseph Knaffl's 

"Madonna and Child"


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Rare. Ethereal and World-Famous 1899 Prize-Winning Photograph

Originally Issued in Black & White

Re-Issued Digitally In Full Color

(Also Available in Enhanced Black & White)

This digital color print of the award winning portrait by world renowned Knoxville photographer/artist Joseph Knaffl. Over 100 years ago he achieved his lifelong dream with this famous photograph of Mother Mary holding the baby Jesus.

It won numerous awards, and thousands were sold locally & internationally in the 1900s. Now it has been digitally restored in full color, and being offered for sale exclusively by David Baker, the grandson of the artist, Joseph Knaffl, and the son of Josephine Knaffl Baker, who was the baby in the photograph.

Buy a color copy of this famous photograph in two sizes. The perfect Christmas gift for family, relatives, friends and you.

Comes with a pre-cut oval mat either to fit an 8x 10 standard size frame or an oval mat to fit an 11x14 frame (not included). Also, includes a brochure telling the full story about this historical & beautiful color photograph. This is a limited edition photo.

Where to Purchase the Color Prints:

Offered exclusively by David Baker, grandson of the artist, Joseph Knaffl. The baby in the picture was David Bakers mother, Josephine Knaffl Baker.


Offered in two sizes:

6"x8" Photograph with 8"x10" mat        $39.99 ea.

8"x10" Photograph with 11"x14" mat    $49.99 ea.

(Plus 9.25% tax for TN Residents.)

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Madonna and Child       Knaffl Madonna        1495 Touraine Place        Knoxville, TN 37919       865.523.0063