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The Disciples at Emmaus

Artist:
Robert Dunkarton (British, 1744–1811)
Artist:
Intermediary draftsman 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:
1779
Medium:
Mezzotint
Dimensions:
Sheet (Trimmed): 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: Inscribed below image lower left: "Guerchino Pinxit / Josiah Boydell delin,,t"; bottom center: "John Boydell excudit 1779."; lower right: "Rob,,t Dunkarton sculpsit."; in margin bottom center on either side of coat of arms: "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"
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Le Blanc III.145.7
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. 7, p. 145.



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