The Rest on the Flight into Egypt

early 17th–mid 17th century
Unidentified artist, 17th century, Formerly attributed to Jusepe de Ribera (Spanish (active in Italy), 1591–1652), Attributed to Jean LeClerc (French, 1587 or 1588–1633), After Carlo Saraceni (Italian (Venetian), about 1579–1620)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil (Jean Le Clerc) 1; Bartsch (Ribera) unnumbered "pièce douteuse"; Brown (Ribera)(1989) 20 (rejected attribution), i/ii (before Ribera's monogram and the Wyngaerde initials)

Dimensions

Sheet: 31.6 x 22.8 cm (12 7/16 x 9 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P4291

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left-center, 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