Artist Jean Baptiste Massard, French, 1740-1822
Artist after Nicolas Poussin, French, 1594-1665
  • La Sainte Famille
  • The Holy Family (translated title)
Date early 19th century
Medium etching and engraving printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Plate: 17 × 12 3/8 inches (43.2 × 31.4 cm)
Sheet: 20 1/4 × 15 5/8 inches (51.4 × 39.7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S743
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower right: Massard Pere Sculp.
Inscribed, lower center: Duchemin, del.
Inscribed, lower left: N. Poussin, Pinxit.
Inscribed, center lower margin: LA SAINTE FAMILLE
Inscribed, lower right: Imprime par Ramboz,
Inscribed, in black ink, lower left edge of sheet: No. 743. The Holy Family. By - John Massard.
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)