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The Marriage of St Catherine / Houghton Gallery

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1979,U.871

  • Title (object)

    • The Marriage of St Catherine

    Title (series)

    • Houghton Gallery
  • Description

    The Virgin, shown to the waist leaning to the right, holding the infant Jesus, looking across Him to St Catherine who leans inwards from the left, both arms raised to the child, who points to the ring on her left hand; after Procaccini. 1775
    Mezzotint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1775
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 214 millimetres
    • Width: 253 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image with the title, a crest with the motto 'Fari Quae Sentiat', the dimensions of the original painting, and "Camillo Procaccini Pinxit / Josiah Boydell delint. / Val. Green Engraver to his Majesty fecit / Published Jany. 2d. 1775 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside London".
  • Curator's comments

    For a comment on the Houghton Gallery, see 2005,U.109

  • Bibliography

    • Whitman 1902 185 bibliographic details
    • Rubinstein 1991 I.5 bibliographic details
    • Chaloner Smith 1883 undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Imp)

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition date

    1979

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1979,U.871

The Virgin, shown to the waist leaning to the right, holding the infant Jesus, looking across Him to St Catherine who leans inwards from the left, both arms raised to the child, who points to the ring on her left hand; after Procaccini.  1775  Mezzotint

Recto

The Virgin, shown to the waist leaning to the right, holding the infant Jesus, looking across Him to St Catherine who leans inwards from the left, both arms raised to the child, who points to the ring on her left hand; after Procaccini. 1775 Mezzotint

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