The Flight into Egypt: A Night Piece

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
1606-1669
The Flight into Egypt: A Night Piece
1651
Etching and drypoint on paper.
Plate Mark: 127 x 110 mm
RvR 83
NHD 262, VI
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Purchased from Conalghi, May 1927.
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Signed and dated lower right, "Rembrandt f. 1651" (the '6' in reverse).
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Matthew 2:14-15.
Diagonal and vertical shading covers whole of sky and the highlight on the tree on the left. (White and Boon)

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