The Holy Family.From the Original Picture, painted by Bartholomew Murillo, In the Collection of Sr. Lawrence Dundas Bar.t To Whom this Plate is Dedicated, By his Most Obliged, and most humble Servant, J. Boydell. Size of the Picture 5F. 6I by 6F. 9I in Height. No.15.
Published according to Act of Parliament, By J. Boydell, Engraver, in Cheapside, London; Decr. 1st. 1764.
Engraving, paper watermarked. Plate 509 x 387mm (20 x 15¼"). Very large margins. Small crease to upper margin.
The Holy Family, with the Virgin sitting on the left and reaching out as St Joseph stands before her with the Christ Child in his arms; a cat lies on the left; in the bottom margin a coat-of-arms with the motto 'Essayez'. After the painting in the National Gallery, Dublin.
Ex Collection Duke of Westminster.
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