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The Disciples at Emmaus

Artist:
Robert Dunkarton (British, 1744–1811)
Artist:
Josiah Boydell (British, Hawarden, Flintshire 1752–1817 Middlesex)
Artist:
After Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Italian, Cento 1591–1666 Bologna)
Publisher:
John Boydell (British, Shropshire 1720–1804 London)
Date:
published 1779
Medium:
Mezzotint
Dimensions:
Mount: 20 1/16 × 24 in. (51 × 61 cm) Sheet: 17 1/2 × 21 1/16 in. (44.5 × 53.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.600.2268
Not on view
This print was executed by Robert Dunkarton after Guercino with Josiah Boydell as the intermediary draughstman.
Inscription: At lower left: Guerchino Pinxit / Josiah Boydell delin,,t
At bottom center: John Boydell excudit 1779.
At lower right: Rob,,t Dunkarton sculpsit.
At bottom center: THE DISCIPLES AT EMMAUS. / In the Collection of the Ear of Egremont. / Size of the Picture F 4,, I 2 by F 5,, I 11 long / Published Sep,,r 29th 1779 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside London

Marking: On verso of mount at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Le Blanc III.145.7; Nagler X.556.18
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