[Landscape with Flight into Egypt][Engraved from the Original Picture, in the Collection of the Revd Dr Newton...Published by F. Vivares may 5th 1757]
Etching and engraving, platemark 415 x 500mm (16¼ x 19¾"). Small margins; stains; very fine unfinished proof.
Landscape with Mary, Joseph and the Christ child on left, peasant and cows crossing a bridge on right, and a flock in distance. After a painting by Claude Lorrain (c.1600-82), 17th century landscape painter whose paintings were immensely important for the development of British landscape painting in the 18th century, largely disseminated through prints such as this.
[Ref: 38587] £260.00