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1652 - Northamptonshire - 1743


Madonna and the Infant Christ with the Infant John the Baptist - 1704


Mezzotint on laid watermarked paper after Federico Barocci (Italian, c.1535-1612). Size of sheet: 30.3 x 23.6 cm. Lettered: ‘Federicus Borocius Urb: pinx.', 'J. Smith Fec. 1704', 'Ex collectione Sim: du Bois Londini', and 'Sold by J. Smith at the Lyon and Crown in Russel-street Covent Garden’.


Chaloner Smith 1883/British Mezzotinto portraits from the introduction of the art to the early part of the present century (underscribed); Le Blanc III 539.319; Nagler XVI.515.328.


Comparable impressions: BM – ref. V,8.170.


Condition: beautiful atmospheric impression, richly inked on clean paper with margins all around the platemark. 



John Smith: Madonna and the Infant Christ with John the Baptist

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