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The Rest on the Flight into Egypt

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Marble. Seated mother looking upward, holding child who is wrapped quite tightly in blanket.

Provenance

By 1966, Hofgalerie, Vienna; 1967, sold by the Hofgalerie to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 10, 1967)

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

Italian (possibly Venice), second half of the 17th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 61 x 51.1 x 33cm (24 x 20 1/8 x 13in.) Mount (UHMW pad contoured to base of object): 0.3 x 61 x 51.1 cm (1/8 x 24 x 20 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

67.634

Medium or Technique

Stone; Marble

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture