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Titian's Son and Nurse

Artist:
John Murphy (British, Ireland ca. 1748–after 1820, active London)
Artist:
After Titian (Tiziano Vecellio) (Italian, Pieve di Cadore ca. 1485/90?–1576 Venice)
Publisher:
Published by John Boydell (British, Shropshire 1720–1804 London)
Published in:
London
Date:
December 1, 1778
Medium:
Mezzotint; third state
Dimensions:
plate: 20 1/16 x 13 13/16 in. (51 x 35.1 cm) sheet: 22 1/16 x 17 in. (56 x 43.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Manuel Schonhorn, 2009
Accession Number:
2009.545.3
Not on view
In the Salon at Houghton

Inscription: in plate lower left: "Titian Pinxit."; lower right: "John Murphy Sculpsit"; below image: "Titian's Son and Nurse, in the Salon at Houghton, size...3 [ft] 6 [in] by 4 [ft] 10 [in] h." ; below: "Published Decr. 1st 1778 by John Boydell, Engraver in Cheapside, London".
Manuel and Bonnie Schonhorn (American); Donor: Manuel and Bonnie Schonhorn (American)
Chaloner Smith, British Mezzotinto Portraits, III, no. 16, pp. 948-9, iii/iiii; G. Rubinstein, Print Quarterly (March 1991), p. 25 no. 58
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