Saint Elizabeth kneels to present the infant Saint John to the Christ Child who is held by the standing Virgin. Saint Joseph watches. A copy, long attributed to Le Sueur but not by him, though probably French, of a painting at the Musée Condé, Chantilly, usually considered to be by Poussin.

Key facts

Artist dates
1594 - 1665
Full title
The Holy Family with Saints Elizabeth and John
Date made
18th century
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
68.6 x 50.8 cm
Acquisition credit
Presented by Francis Turner Palgrave, 1894
Inventory number
Location in Gallery