Requires Photography

The Holy Family with St. Francis

mid 18th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 18th century, Possibly by Joseph (Giuseppe) Appiani (Italian (worked in Germany), c. 1701-1785/6)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Nagler, Le Blanc, or Meyer under this artist

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.6 x 13.7 cm (7 11/16 x 5 3/8 in.) Platemark: 16.1 x 11.2 cm (6 5/16 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.1473

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In lower margin of sheet, below the platemark, in pen and ink, the inscription "G. Appiani incise."

Markings

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

Provenance

P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., Inc., London; from whom purchased September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard