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Set of 13 plates of 'the Holy Family' by Baxter, 12 plates showing the colour process applied by Baxter, ant the plate complete, plates numbered at bottom left corner, and with puncture marks above and below the images to mark the position for the aditional colours, plates 1-4 with various shades of red, flesh colour added on plates 5-6, shades of blue added on plates 7-10, and finally shades of brown on plates 11-12; the final plate showing also tones of yellow on the sleeve of the Virgin; the image depicting the Virgin seated on a chair, turned to the right, Christ child on her lap pressing his cheek against her; St John the Baptist in prayer in the right background; in an arch; after 'Madonna of the Chair', by Raphael. Together with 'Description of the Holy Family picture printed in oil colours by George Baxter, the inventor and patentee of oil colour printing'. Mounted in a folding cardboard and kept in a brown box.
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Height: 370 millimetres (mount, folded)
Width: 255 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- See 1901,1105.214 for another impression of the final print, withouth the golden border around the image on the mount.
Cataloguing supported by the Elizabeth Cayzer Charitable Trust
- Not on display
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