The Holy Family


  • Title

    The Holy Family

  • Artist/maker

    Jacob Jordaens (1593 - 1678)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1620 - 1630
  • Material and technique

    red and black chalk, washes in grey-blue and brown and heightened with white, on several pieces of paper (laid down)

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 36.4 x 49.8 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1950.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

d'Hulst, Roger Adolf, Jordaens Drawings, 4 (Brussels, 1974), A58, illus. 66

d'Hulst, Roger-Adolf, Devisscher, Hans; De Poorter, Nora; Vandenven, Marc, Jacob Jordaens (1593-1678), 4 (Antwerp/Gemeentekrediet, 1993), A58

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