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The adoration of the shepherds. Stipple engraving by J.B. Michel after G. Reni, 1783.

  • Reni, Guido, 1575-1642
Aug[u]st 12th 1783
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About this work


London (in Cheapside) : Published ... by John Boydell, engraver, Aug[u]st 12th 1783.

Physical description

1 print : stipple, with etching ; platemark 44.3 x 39.4 cm


Guido Reni pinxit. J. Michel sculpsit. J. Bapt. Michel sculp. 1783


[State with scratched lettering outside the image].

Lettering note

Bears coat of arms in lower margin. Signed and dated within the image by Michel
Finished state bears lettering: "The shepherds offering. In the collection of the late Right Rev.d Dr. Newton, Lord Bishop of Bristol. N.B. The proprietor not having time to make a drawing from this picture in the Houghton Collection on account of their being purchased by the Emperess of Russia. That so capital a print should not be left out of this collection the late Bishop of Bristol gave leave to make a drawing from his original picture by the same master."


Wellcome Library no. 3022638i



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