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The Holy Family resting with the infant Saint John the Baptist. Engraving by W. Sharp, 1793, after J. Reynolds, 1787.

  • Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792
Feb.y 12th 1793
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About this work


The painting is described in Reynolds's ledger as "the Holy Family" (Mannings and Postle, op. cit., p. 536)


London (Poets Gallery, Fleet Street) : Published by Tho.s Macklin, Feb.y 12th 1793.

Physical description

1 print : stipple engraving, with etching ; image 30.3 x 25.2 cm


The Holy Family. Frontispiece to the New Testament. Sir Joshua Reynolds pinx.t. William Sharp sculp.t

References note

David Mannings, Sir Joshua Reynolds: a complete catalogue of his paintings; the subject pictures catalogued by Martin Postle, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000, vol. 1, pp. 536-538, no. 2089


Wellcome Library no. 3022639i

Reproduction note

After: a painting by Reynolds in existence by early 1787, and presented to the National Gallery, London, in 1829 (Mannings and Postle loc. cit.), subsequently in the Tate Gallery



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