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150 Years of Print Collecting at the Smithsonian

John Baptist Jackson, about 1701-1780
after Paolo Caliari, 1528-1588, called Veronese
Holy Family and Four Saints
Color woodcut, 1739
Museum purchase, Dahlgreen Fund, 1954

Kainen purchased an outstanding collection of 17th- and 18th-century chiaroscuro prints in connection with his research on John Baptist Jackson.

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