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The Rest on the Flight into Egypt

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Netherlands (printed)

  • Date:

    early 17th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bolswert, Boetius Adams (engraver)
    Abraham Bloemaert (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:

    E.109-1960

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 5

  • Physical description

    Print depicting a group of figures in a landscape.

  • Marks and inscriptions

    'Quid mortem Infanti…potest. I. Semmius / A. Blomaert Inventor B. A. Bolsuerd. Sculp. et excudebat.'
    Lettered with 4 lines of verse

  • Dimensions

    Height: 28.9 cm, Width: 21.6 cm

  • Descriptive line

    'The Rest on the Flight into Egypt', engraving by Boetius Adams Bolswert after Abraham Bloemaert, early 17th century.

  • Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

    Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1960: Volume 2, Edgar Seligman Gift. London: HMSO, 1966.
    Hollstein, F. W. H. Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts ca. 1450-1700. Amsterdam: M. Hertzberger, 1949.

  • Collection code

    Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection