Like most organisations The New Baxter Society places cookies on your computer to help us make your experience of this website better. To find out more about the cookies we use, see our Cookie Policy.

If you'd like to disable cookies on this device, please view our How to Manage Cookies information. Please be aware that parts of the site will not function correctly if you disable cookies.

By clicking this button, you consent to our use of cookies on this device in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

By continuing to view this site if you have not disabled cookies on this device, you consent to our use of cookies on this device in accordance with our Cookie Policy

If you click the above button to accept cookies from this site this message will disappear and make your visits to this website more enjoyable. This message may reappear from time to time and is shown to comply with the European directive on the use of cookies.

Print of the Month - May 2015

First published by George Baxter in 1849/50, “superbly mounted with rich gold border,” priced at 1s. 6d.

This Picture was taken from the Ancient Gobelins Tapestry, after Raphael, then in the possession of the Right Honourable Lord Brougham at Brougham Hall.

Baxter Process Print, size 6 x 4 inches.

Signed on left centre on the floor.

George Baxter published this print on a variety of mounts including Stamped and Red Seal mounts. He also sold the print to music publishers who used it to embellish The Holy Family Admired Sacred Melodies. Robert Cocks published The Holy Family Admired Sacred Melodies in at least 16 different formats and each of these used the Baxter print as an illustration on the title page. No surprise then that this was said to be Baxter's most popular print and it is also said that over 700,000 copies of the print were produced.

Produced from a steel plate and thirteen colour blocks before being glazed.