The Flight into Egypt

1655–60
Stefano Della Bella (Italian, 1610–1664)


Catalogue Raisonné

DeVesme/Massar 0014, ii/ii

Dimensions

Platemark: 25.5 x 19 cm (10 1/16 x 7 1/2 in.) Sheet: 28.8 x 21.5 cm (11 5/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.755

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Effect of wash achieved by bitten tone or “lavis”, which appears in the first state, has almost disappeared

Markings

Verso, lower left-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., Ltd., London; from whom purchased by MFA September 18, 1958

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund