The Rest on the Flight into Egypt

Rest on the Flight to Egypt

mid 17th century
Unidentified artist, 17th century, Copied after Simone Cantarini (Italian (active in Pesaro and Bologna), 1612–1648)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 06 (copy in reverse); Illustrated Bartsch 06 (copy in reverse); Bellini 30 (copy in reverse, but not one of the copies described by him)

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.2 x 29.5 cm (7 15/16 x 11 5/8 in.)(Trimmed within platemark at bottom)

Accession Number

B808

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Latin inscription at bottom, "Matris ut amplexus..."

Markings

Verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock