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Virgin and Child with St. Joseph

  • Object:

    Print

  • Date:

    1771 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Baillie, William, born 1723 - died 1810 (engraver)
    Correggio (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour stipple engraving, printed from one plate

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Public Library and Museum, Hove

  • Museum number:

    E.11-1965

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EST, shelf 6

Physical description

Colour stipple engraving 'Virgin and Child with St. Joseph', by Captain William Baillie (1723-1810) after an Italian Renaissance drawing. Lettered 'W. Baillie f. From a Drawing of Parmegiano, belonging to Capt. Baillie. Publish'd 23d. Decr. 1771'. Inscribed in a contemporary hand 'The Head of the St. Joseph was engrav'd in the House of my deceased Friend Welbore Ellis Agar from the Picture of Coreggio of the Holy Family & makes a nice Variation.'

Date

1771 (published)

Artist/maker

Baillie, William, born 1723 - died 1810 (engraver)
Correggio (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Colour stipple engraving, printed from one plate

Marks and inscriptions

'W. Baillie f. From a Drawing of Parmegiano, belonging to Capt. Baillie. Publish’d 23d. Decr. 1771.'
Lettered.

'The Head of the St. Joseph was engrav’d in the House of my deceased Friend Welbore Ellis Agar from the Picture of Coreggio of the Holy Family & makes a nice Variation.'
Inscribed in pencil in a contemporary hand.

Dimensions

Height: 20.1 cm, Width: 17.8 cm

Descriptive line

Colour stipple engraving 'Virgin and Child with St. Joseph', by Captain William Baillie, published 1771. After a Renaissance drawing, possibly by Correggio. Lettered with engraver's name, source drawing and publication date. Inscribed with details of location and source drawing.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1965 pub. HMSO 1966

Production Note

Engraving after a drawing by 'Parmegiano' or Correggio.

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Stipple engraving

Subjects depicted

Religion

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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