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The Rest on the Flight into Egypt

Le Repos en Egypte à l'âne baté

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Van Gelder 138 ii/ii (etching); Préaud 54; Neumann 55B

Dimensions

Platemark: 29 x 23 cm (11 7/16 x 9 1/16 in.) Sheet: 45.5 x 33.7 cm (17 15/16 x 13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

60.75

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Graphite verso: "(B. 55)"; Metropolitan Museum of Art accession number in graphite "22.63.32"; pen and black ink in Metropolitan duplicate stamp "WMIj / 15.4.32"

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

1922, Metropolitan Museum of Art (Lugt 1943); 1932, sold as duplicate by Metropolitan Museum (stamp, not in Lugt); by 1955, W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); 1960, bequest of W. G. Russell Allen to the MFA. (Accession date: February 11, 1960)

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen