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Creator:
Print made by Valentine Green, 1739–1813, British
after Camillo Procaccini, ca. 1551–1629, Italian
Title:

The Holy Family

Additional Title(s):

La Sainte Famille

Date:
1792
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 27 1/4 × 19 1/4 inches (69.2 × 48.9 cm), Plate: 24 × 16 inches (61 × 40.6 cm), and Image: 22 × 16 inches (55.9 × 40.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Proof before the dedication

Lettered below image, lower left: "Painted by Camillo Procaccini"; center: "THE HOLY FAMILY | LA SAINTE FAMILLE. | In Monsp. Pigage's Catalogue of the Dusseldorf Gallery, this Subject is No.140. | Published Sepr 1st 1792 by V.&R. Green Newman Street, London"; lower right: "Engraved by V.Green Mezzotinto Engraver to his Majesty & to the Elector Palatine"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.611
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
children | Christianity | faith | family | fruit | gazing | mothers | pointing | praying | religious and mythological subject | saints | sons | tree
Associated People:
The Virgin Mary
John the Baptist (c. 6 BC–c. AD 36)
Joseph
Elizabeth
Jesus
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22306
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