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The Holy Family with the Infant Saint John the Baptist
  • Hendrick Goltzius
    1558–1617
    born: Mülbracht, Seventeen Provinces (present-day Bracht-am-Niederrhein, Netherlands) ; died: Haarlem, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands) ; acti
  • The Holy Family with the Infant Saint John the Baptist, 1593
  • The Life of the Virgin
  • Where object was made: Netherlands
  • engraving
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 459 x 350 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 477 x 356 mm
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0062
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Description
Catalogue raisonné

Black and white image of family looking at a baby. Bald man with beard stands above watching and wears a draping garment. Woman sitting at center has her hair braided and wears a dress and has her legs crossed. She holds a baby in her arms. Child at right carries a pouch of some kind and cross made of two wood sticks. There is a planter at BL and tree in background. Leaves grow along the side of the house and there is a cat in the window.