The Virgin Mary and the Infant Jesus. From the Original Picture, of the same Size, Painted by Guido Reni; In the Collection of the Right Honourable Lord Grosvenor: To whom this Plate is humbly Dedicated by the Lordship's most obliged & most abedt. HumbleServant. J. Boydell.
No. 25 under. Publish'd according to Act of Parliament, by J. Boydell. Engraver in Cheapside London; November 1765.
Engraving 535 x 425mm, 21 x 17inches. Large paper.
"The Most Capital Paintings in England", a series of engravings in five volumes, late 1760s-1786, the first three of which (1769 to 1773) were originally published under the title Sculptura Britannica. These were a critical and financial success for the publisher John Boydell who promoted the interests of both artists, engravers and Patrons establishing a tradition in Britain for collecting prints.
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