The Flight into Egypt (a night piece)

The Flight into Egypt: A Night Effect

1651
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 053; Hind 253 iv

Dimensions

Platemark: 12.7 x 11 cm (5 x 4 5/16 in.) Sheet: 13.2 x 11.5 cm (5 3/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

P440

Medium or Technique

Etching, engraving and drypoint

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896; Lugt 1309), New York; 1897, sold by Sewall to the MFA [see note 1]. (Accession Date: October 21, 1897)

NOTES:
[1] Henry F. Sewall offered his collection to the MFA for purchase in 1888. That purchase was finalized and executed in 1897, one year after his death.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund