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God the Father Ordering St. Joseph to Take His Family to Egypt

1765
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815), After Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (Italian, 1609–1665)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Calabi 0006, ii/ii; Tuer 2112

Dimensions

Sheet: 28.8 x 43.5 cm (11 5/16 x 17 1/8 in.) Platemark: 27.5 x 42.3 cm (10 13/16 x 16 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.66

Medium or Technique

Etching and roulette work

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Etched in the plate, above the Virgin's right hand, "Effigie di F. Bartolozzi autore di questo"

Markings

Verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

L. Aaron Lebowich, Boston (born 1880); his gift to the MFA January 11, 1951

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich