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Holy Family

Josiah Boydell (British, Hawarden, Flintshire 1752–1817 Middlesex)
After Arnold van Westerhout (Flemish, Antwerp 1651–1725 Rome)
John Boydell (British, Shropshire 1720–1804 London)
After Carlo Maratti (Italian, Camerano 1625–1713 Rome)
September 1, 1777
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)
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
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) (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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