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Holy Family

Artist:
Josiah Boydell (British, Hawarden, Flintshire 1752–1817 Middlesex)
Artist:
After Arnold van Westerhout (Flemish, Antwerp 1651–1725 Rome)
Publisher:
John Boydell (British, Shropshire 1720–1804 London)
Artist:
After Carlo Maratti (Italian, Camerano 1625–1713 Rome)
Date:
September 1, 1777
Medium:
Mezzotint
Dimensions:
sheet: 27 3/16 x 20 3/8 in. (69 x 51.7 cm) plate: 25 3/16 x 17 1/8 in. (64 x 43.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.2610
Not on view
Inscription: At bottom center: The Holy Family / From the Original Picture of the same size, in the collection of his Grace the Duke of Montagu. / Published Sept,,r (r as superscript) 1.st (st as superscript) 1777 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside London.
At lower left: Carlo Maratti Pinxit.
At lower right: Josiah Boydell Sculpsit
At lower right beneath Joseph's foot: 1676

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Nagler II.99.1; Le Blanc I.505.1
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