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Adoration of the Shepherds

Adoration of the Shepherds

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Description
Stipple engraving after painting by Carlo Cignani, once in the Common Parlour at Houghton Hall, Norfolk, England. Now in the Catherine Palace, Tsarskoye Selo State Museum Reserve, Russia, as The Adoration of the Shepherds. Print removed from George P. Marsh’s copy of The Houghton Gallery, vol. 2.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Print
Object Type
Engraving
date made
1780
delineator
Farington, George
publisher
Boydell, John
graphic artist
Michel, Jean Baptiste
original artist
Cignani, Carlo
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 30.75 cm x 22.75 cm; 12 3/32 in x 8 31/32 in
plate: 28 cm x 20.25 cm; 11 1/32 in x 7 31/32 in
ID Number
1978.0534.03.19
accession number
1978.0534
catalog number
1978.0534.03.19
Credit Line
Marsh Collection
subject
Nativity
Holy Family
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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