- Museum number
Object: L'adoration des bergers
Object: Cabinet Crozat
Series: Recueil d'estampes d'après les plus beaux tableaux et d'après les plus beaux desseins qui sont en France
Series: Recueil Crozat
Adoration of the Shepherds: at centre, the Virgin kneels before the infant Christ, surrounded by a seated cow and mule and shepherds; at left the standing figure of St Longinus, holding his lance and a reliquary; at right, St John the Evangelist stands holding a goblet containing a snake and a book in his robes; after oil painting by Giulio Romano, now in the Louvre. c.1729/39
Etching and engraving
- Production date
- 1729-1739 (c.)
Height: 439 millimetres
Height: 590 millimetres
Width: 318 millimetres (plate-mark)
Width: 440 millimetres (sheet)
- Curator's comments
- From the 'Recueil Crozat', see 1907,1121.14 for comment.
The original painting, executed c.1532/34 for the chapel of Isabella Boschetta in Sant'Andrea of Mantua, was acquired by Louis XIV from Jabach in 1662 and is now in the Musée du Louvre, Paris (Inv. 421).
Another impression: 1855,0609.129.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number