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La Sainte Vierge / Recueil d'estampes d'après les plus beaux tableaux et d'après les plus beaux desseins qui sont en France / Recueil Crozat / Cabinet Crozat

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1855,0609.109

  • Title (object)

    • La Sainte Vierge

    Title (series)

    • Recueil d'estampes d'après les plus beaux tableaux et d'après les plus beaux desseins qui sont en France
    • Recueil Crozat
    • Cabinet Crozat
  • Description

    Holy family, traditionally known as 'The Virgin with the Beardless Joseph', after Raphael; the Virgin is seen three-quarter length, sitting and supporting the Christ child in her lap, and the beardless St Joseph stands at right, hands resting on a walking stick; after Raphael; lettered state. c.1729/40
    Etching and engraving

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1729-1740 (c.)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 355 millimetres
    • Width: 252 millimetres
    • Height: 635 millimetres
    • Width: 470 millimetres (sheet)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Numbered on plate: '30'; lettered at lower centre: 'La Sainte Vierge / D'aprés le Tableau de Raphaël qui est dans le Cabinet de Mr. Crozat. / haut de 2. pieds 1 1/2 pouce, large de 1. pied 8 1/2 pouces, peint sur bois, gravé par Jacques Chereau.'
  • Curator's comments

    Included in the 'Cabinet Crozat'; see 1907,1121.14 for comment; for unfinished proof see V,4.77.
    This print reproduces a painting from the collection of the Hermitage Gallery, St Petersburg.

  • Location

    Not on display (Italian Masters Portfolio)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1855

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1855,0609.109

The Virgin sits, supporting the Christ child in her lap, while St Joseph looks on from behind; after Raphael  Engraving on chine collé

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The Virgin sits, supporting the Christ child in her lap, while St Joseph looks on from behind; after Raphael Engraving on chine collé

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