The Flight into Egypt
Type of Object: Painting
Technique: oil on canvas
Measurements: 61,5 x 48,9 cm
Date or Period: c. 1700
Item used to belong to the following collections:
Current location of an object: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Other Relevant Historical Information:

Philip V, King of Spain (until 1701; given to Noailles); Adrien Maurice, duc de Noailles, Paris (from 1701–17); Rt. Hon. Richard Rigby (until 1789; his sale, Christie's, London, January 9, 1789); Sir William Pierce Ashe à Court, 1st Bart., Heytesbury (from 1789); by descent to Lady Margaret Anna Heytesbury, Heytesbury House, Wiltshire (her estate sale, Hampton & Sons and Edens, Heytesbury House, April 30, 1926); Prince Charles Max Lichnowsky, Kuchelna, Prussian Silesia and Berlin; Paul Bottenwieser, Berlin (in 1927); [Seligmann, Rey & Co., New York; sold to Kleinberger]; [Kleinberger, New York, until 1935; sold to Landon]; Mr. and Mrs. Harold M. Landon, Baltimore and New York, bequest to the Metropolitan Museum in 1961.

Related Written Material:

Oreste Ferrari and Giuseppe Scavizzi, Luca Giordano. Rome 1966, vol. 1, p. 64

Authors of this entry:
  • Magdalena Palica
Published on: 09 / 12 / 2009
Project co-financed by Ministry of Labour and Social Policy under Government Project – Civic Benefit Fund.
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