The Flight into Egypt

Flight into Egypt

About 1758–59
Gaetano Gherardo Zompini (Italian, 1700–1778), After Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (Italian, 1609–1665)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bozzolato 5, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 29.5 x 43.4 cm (11 5/8 x 17 1/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

P14034

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Etched in the plate, lower left, "B Casti / lionus / Genvensis"

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund