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Saint Mary (the Blessed Virgin) and Saint Joseph with the Christ Child and Saint John the Baptist. Engraving by A. Voet after N. Poussin.

Poussin, Nicolas, 1594?-1665.
Date
[166-?]

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Lettering

All molt' illustre mio signore, et padrone osser.mo il signor Giovanni Pointel D.D.D. humiliss.mo et devotiss.mo servo Gio. Dughet. NP. Alex. Voet.

Publication/Creation

[Rome?] : Gio. Dughet, [166-?]

Physical description

1 print : engraving

Publications note

Roger-Armand Weigert, Inventaire du fonds français, graveurs du XVIIe siècle, Bibliothèque nationale, cabinet des estampes, tome 3, Paris 1954, p. 519, no. 3 (as either published or engraved by Jean Dughet after a painting by Nicolas Poussin painted in 1655)

A. Andresen, Nicolaus Poussin: Verzeichniss der nach seinen Gemälden gefertigten gleichzeitigen und späteren Küpferstiche, Leipzig 1863, p. 35, no. 121

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 10465i

Creator/production credits

"NP": monogram indicating authorship of the design by Nicolas Poussin. "Alex. Voet" followed by indistinct letters ("EP"?): presumed to indicate the involvement of Alexander Voet. (Andresen, loc. cit., reads the name as "Alex. Vovet".) There were two engravers of that name. Alexander Voet II (1635-ca. 1695) is said to have been in Rome in 1661, but Pointel, to whom this print is dedicated, is said to have died in 1660: possibly one of these two dates is incorrect

Reproduction note

After a painting by Nicolas Poussin which exists in at least two versions (a larger one in the Ringling Museum, Sarasota, Florida, 193 x 128 cm, and a smaller one in New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester, 97.5 x 73 cm), one of which may have belonged to the dedicatee of this print, Jean Pointel of Lyons

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  • Italian


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