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Rest on the Flight into Egypt: P.1644-1991

Object information

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Rest on the Flight into Egypt


Printmaker: Leclerc, Jean (Attributed)
Printmaker: Ribera, Jusepe de (lo Spagnoletto) (Formerly attributed)
Painter: Saraceni, Carlo (After)



Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


Circa 1606 - 1630


I/II. Counterproof.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Image Height 296 mm Width 227 mm
Sheet Height 321 mm Width 230 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Carolus Saracenus Invent. [reversed]
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 17
  • Location: Upper centre, on backing sheet
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Number
  • Text: Carlo Saracino detto Carlo Veneziano nato in Venezia 1585 / imparò da Cammillo Mariani scultore & pittore, poi segui la maniera / di Caravaggio
  • Location: Verso, on backing sheet
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1644-1991
Primary reference Number: 83055
Bartsch: 19 [Douteuse]
Illustrated Bartsch: 19 [Douteuse]
Robert-Dumesnil: 1 I/II (Counterproof)
Brown (Ribera): 20 I/II (Counterproof)
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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