The Holy Family with Saints Elizabeth and John

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
Artist dates
1594 - 1665
Full title
The Holy Family with Saints Elizabeth and John
Date made
18th century
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
68.6 x 50.8 cm
Acquisition credit
Presented by Francis Turner Palgrave, 1894
Inventory number
NG1422
Location in Gallery