Lucas Vorsterman (1595 – 1675) after Peter Paul Rubens (1577 – 1640)

The Flight into Egypt (1620)



30 x 45 cm

Rare. We have only been able to trace one copy at auction, 2019, Izegem, Belgium.

A copy of this print is held by the British Museum (R,3.50).

Mary, Joseph, and the infant Christ escape into Egypt on a donkey.

Lucas Vorsterman was a Baroque engraver. He worked with the artists Peter Paul Rubens and Anthony van Dyck, as well as for patrons such as Thomas Howard, 21st Earl of Arundel and Charles I of England.

Condition: mounted to old paper; trimmed to platemarks; two areas of repair in region of Mary’s left hand and Christ’s right knee (see photo). In old ebonised frame.

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