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Creator:
George Siegmund Facius, 1750–1804
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
West Window of the Chapel, New College Oxford: The Shepherd Offering, Nativity Scene
Date:
1805
Medium:
Stipple engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 3/4 × 21 1/16 inches (45.1 × 53.5 cm), Plate: 13 × 15 15/16 inches (33 × 40.5 cm), and Image: 10 1/2 × 14 3/8 inches (26.7 × 36.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Watermrk

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds"; lettered, lower center: "The Shepherd's Offering | Pub'd Jan. 1, 1805, by BOYDELL, & Co. No.90. Cheapside, & at the Shakespeare Gallery, Pall Mall, London."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by G.S. & J.G.Facius"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10342
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angels | clouds | donkey | lamb | light | manger | Mary, Joseph and the new-born Christ (Nativity) | men | offering | pointing | praying | religious and mythological subject | shepherds
Associated People:
Jesus
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26398
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