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St. Joseph Holding the Christ Child

Giuseppe Longhi (Italian, 1766–1831), After Raffaele Albertolli (Swiss, active in Italy, 1770–1812), After Guido Reni (Italian, 1575–1642), Published by Domenico Artaria (Italian, active in Germany and Austria, 1775–1842)

Catalogue Raisonné

Apell 10 (Apell describes only one state, "Vor der Schrift"; this impression has inscriptions below the image, "Raf: Albertolli dis: ~~ Gius: Longhi inc." / S. GIUSEPPE / Dal Quadro di Guido Reni ... / In Mannheim presso D. Artaria 1812."); Le Blanc 08


Sheet: 28.2 x 21.4 cm (11 1/8 x 8 7/16 in.) Platemark: 17.4 x 12.2 cm (6 7/8 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings




Verso, lower left-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)


Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund