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The Holy Family

1764
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815), After Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Italian (Bolognese), 1591–1666)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Calabi 2111, i/ii, or perhaps an intermediate state between i/ii and ii/ii, for there is a light brown background (lavis?) on part of the print

Dimensions

Sheet: 44.5 x 33.7 cm (17 1/2 x 13 1/4 in.) Platemark: 39.7 x 28.7 cm (15 5/8 x 11 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

B4119

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock