The Shepherd's Offering


Engraving, stipple and roulette, within octagonal border; after painting attributed to Guido Reni. As explained in the text below the image, this print was made from a version of the painting in the collection of the Rt Revd Thomas Newton, Lord Bishop of Bristol, because the Reni painting in the Houghton Collection had been sent to Russia before a preparatory drawing could be made. Print removed from George P. Marsh’s copy of The Houghton Gallery, vol. 2. Marsh probably wrote the numeral 48 in pencil in the lower right corner. SI Secretary's library stamp embossed at lower left below image.

Date Made: 1783

Originator (Author Or Composer, Etc.): Reni, GuidoOriginal Artist: Reni, GuidoDelineator: Boydell, JosiahPublisher: Boydell, JohnEngraver: Michel, Jean Baptiste

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: England, London

Subject: Holy FamilyNativity


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Credit Line: Marsh Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1978.0534.03.50Accession Number: 1978.0534Catalog Number: 1978.0534.03.50

Object Name: PrintprintengravingObject Type: EngravingOther Terms: Print; Intaglio; Stipple

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 46 cm x 41.25 cm; 18 1/8 in x 16 1/4 inplate: 44.25 cm x 39.5 cm; 17 13/32 in x 15 9/16 in


Record Id: nmah_780474

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