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Rest on the Flight to Egypt

A work made of etching on ivory laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching on ivory laid paper.

Date:

1630/48

Artist:

Simone Cantarini
Italian, 1612-1648

About this artwork

The influential Bolognese painter and etcher Simone Cantarini specialized in intimate religious subjects. The distinctive octagonal shape of his tender, domestic vignette of Mary and Jesus resting during their Egyptian exodus proved popular and was copied by his contemporaries.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Simone Cantarini

Title

Rest on the Flight to Egypt

Date

Artist's working dates 1632–1648

Medium

Etching on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

80 × 123 mm

Credit Line

Hannan Fund

Reference Number

1939.316

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