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The Flight into Egypt

1871–80
Rodolphe Bresdin (French, 1822–1885)


Catalogue Raisonné

Van Gelder 138 ii/ii (etching); Préaud 54

Dimensions

Platemark: 28.9 x 22.7 cm (11 3/8 x 8 15/16 in.) Sheet: 49.2 x 32 cm (19 3/8 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

M7994

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Graphite verso: "2 1/2"

Signed

In plate at bottom edge of light area to left of donkey "RodoPhe BresDin 1871"; on pot to left of Joseph "Bresdin 1781 [sic] / BR"

Provenance

By 1891, Samuel Putnam Avery (b. 1822 - d. 1904, see Lugt 41), New York; 1891, gift of S. P. Avery to the MFA. (Accession date: December 1, 1891)

Credit Line

Gift of Samuel Putnam Avery