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Creator:
Print made by Richard Earlom, 1743–1822, British
after Giovanni Guercino, 1591–1666, Italian
Published by Sayer & Bennett, 1725–1794, British
Title:

Virgin and Child

Date:
1776
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 3/8 x 12 1/2 inches (44.1 x 31.7 cm), Plate: 15 3/8 x 11 1/8 inches (39 x 28.3 cm), and Image: 13 7/8 x 11 1/8 inches (35.3 x 28.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "#127"; on back, lower right: "nog(?)"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Guercino pinxt,,"; lower center: "From a Capital PICTURE of GUERCINO in the Collection of | the Right Honourable HENRY Lord Aylmer. | Publish'd as the Act directs 15 Jan. 1776 by R. Sayer & J. Bennett No. 53, Fleet Street."; lower right: "Rd. Earlom fecit. | No. 65."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1304
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
book | boy | child | Christianity | cloak | coat of arms | crest | heraldic motif | Mary teaches the Christ-child to read | mother | nude | reading | son | teaching | woman
Associated People:
Jesus Christ (7-2 BC/BCE to 30-36 AD/CE)
The Virgin Mary
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23153
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