The Holy Family with Saint John the Baptist at right, Joseph holding a book behind at right

Artist:
Josiah Boydell (British, Hawarden, Flintshire 1752–1817 Middlesex)
Artist:
After Carlo Maratti (Italian, Camerano 1625–1713 Rome)
Publisher:
John Boydell (British, Shropshire 1720–1804 London)
Date:
1777
Medium:
Mezzotint
Dimensions:
Sheet (Trimmed): 25 3/16 × 17 1/8 in. (64 × 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: Inscribed in image at lower right beneath Joseph's foot: "1676"; below image lower left: "Carlo Maratti Pinxit."; lower right: "Josiah Boydell Sculpsit"; in lower margin 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 1.st 1777 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside London."
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
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Charles Le Blanc Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes: contenant le dictionnaire des graveurs de toutes les nations. 4 vols., Paris, 1854-1888, cat. no. 1, p. 505.