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Rest on the Flight into Egypt
Rest on the Flight into Egypt
Date:
mid 17th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching And Engraving
Dimensions:
46.6 x 30.9 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

ILR in the plate: Dev.mo Serv.e Pier franc.co Mola D.D.;
ILC: Dedication to Baldassare Forestiani;
Provenance:
Charles Alexander Loeser (no mark, see: L. 936, 1902);
D. Tunick, 1974;
LL verso: Marcus Sopher (cat. 17);
Sopher 17th c. cat. no. 17;

Accession Number:
1986.1.377
Acquisition Date:
1986-12-31
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

The Christ child leans from his mother's lap to pluck a cross from a tray offered by two kneeling angels; Joseph, reading in the shade of a palm tree from which putti are collecting dates, looks up to watch the scene in front of him.