[The Rest on the Flight into Egypt]
Etching, 17th century watermark paper; very large margins, platemark 225 x 170mm (8¾ x 6¾) Later impression; staining; ms below image reading: 'S.C.P.f. Malvasia p.te 2a. p.128' [referring to the printmaker and a reference work]
The rest on the flight into Egypt, with an angel reaching up to a palm tree with both hands. By Simone Cantarini (1612-48), a pupil of Guido Reni who was born in Pesaro, for which reason he is often referred to as 'il Pesarese'.
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