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Adoration of the Shepherds

  • Object:

    Print

  • Date:

    early 18th century (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Desplaces, Louis, born 1682 - died 1739 (engraver)
    Romano, Giulio , born 1499 - died 1546 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.2518

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 91

Physical description

Adoration of the Shepherds; In the front, St. Longinus is seen in armour and St. John the Baptist bearing a chalice; After Giulio Romano; Engraving print on paper; Inscribed 'L'Adoration des Bergers'.

Date

early 18th century (engraved)

Artist/maker

Desplaces, Louis, born 1682 - died 1739 (engraver)
Romano, Giulio , born 1499 - died 1546 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

engraving print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'L'Adoration des Bergers'
Inscribed.

Object history note

Engraved for the Crozat Collection. Manuel de l'Amateur d'Estampes par Ch. Le Blanc. Paris, 1854-6. calls the composition 'L'Adoration des ROIS'.

Descriptive line

Adoration of the Shepherds; After Giulio Romano; Engraving print on paper; By Louis Desplaces; French School; Early 18th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Shepherd; Chalice; Men; Saints

Categories

Prints; Religion; Christianity

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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