The Holy Family with Saints Elizabeth and John the Baptist

The Holy Family with Saints Elizabeth and John the Baptist

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Description
Engraving after painting by Nicolas Poussin once in the Embroidered Bed Chamber at Houghton Hall, Norfolk, England. Now in the State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Print removed from George P. Marsh’s copy of The Houghton Gallery, vol. 2. Marsh probably wrote the numeral 18 in pencil in the lower right margin. Pencil note on mounting sheet indicates the print was taken out for framing Mar. 17, 1894. Signed in the plate lower right: N. Poussin Pinxit De Pouilly Sculpsit Ex C P R.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Print
print
engraving
Object Type
Engraving
Other Terms
Print; Intaglio; Engraving
date made
1779
original artist
Poussin, Nicolas
engraver
Poilly, Francois de
publisher
Boydell, John
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
ink (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 46.5 cm x 34.75 cm; 18 5/16 in x 13 11/16 in
plate: 44.5 cm x 32 cm; 17 17/32 in x 12 19/32 in
ID Number
1978.0534.03.20
accession number
1978.0534
catalog number
1978.03534.03.20
Credit Line
Marsh Collection
subject
Holy Family
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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