Landscape with the Rest on the Flight into Egypt

Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée) (French, Chamagne 1604/5?–1682 Rome)

17th century
Pen and brown ink, over traces of black chalk
7 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (19. x 26.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Signature: Lower left, in pen and brown ink: Claudio fe[cit] (illegible)

    Inscription: In pen and ink at upper margin of verso: "philip de flines/ :f:/ 39"; on verso, upper right in black chalk: "2374/ Claude"

    Marking: Lower right in black ink: collector's mark of Jonathan Richardson, Sr. (Lugt 2184)

  • Provenance

    Philips de Flines Amsterdam, ca. 1700; Jonathan Richardson Sr. (British, London 1667–1745 London)London; Frederik Muller & Cie (Amsterdam); Vendor: Carfax & Co. (London), through Roger Eliot Fry

  • Catalogue Raisonné

    Röthlisberger 1968.73; Bean and Turcic 1986.58

  • References

    Marcel G. Röthlisberger "Drawings by Claude Lorrain in American Museums." The Art Quarterly. vol. 24, no. 4, Winter 1961, fig. no. 4, p. 348, ill.

    Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turcic 15th-18th Century French Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1986, cat. no. 58, pp. 60-61, ill.

    Roger Eliot Fry "Drawings." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 2, no. 12, December 1907, p. 200.

    Marcel G. Röthlisberger Claude Lorrain: The Paintings. 2 vols., New Haven, 1961, cat. no. 229, p. 498.

    Marcel G. Röthlisberger Claude Lorrain: The Drawings. 2 vols., Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1968, cat. no. 73, fig. no. pl. 73, pp. 100-101, ill.

    Marcel G. Röthlisberger, Doretta Cecchi L'opera completa di Claude Lorrain. Milan, 1975, cat. no. 60, p. 92.

    Michael Kitson "Further Unpublished Paintings by Claude." in Burlington Magazine. vol. 72, December 1980, p. 834.

    H. Diane Russell Claude Lorrain, 1600-1682. Ex. cat. Washington, D.C., 1982, cat. no. under no. 21, p. 130.

    Pierre Rosenberg, Benjamin Peronnet, Hermann Mildenberger, David Mandrella From Callot to Greuze: French Drawings from Weimar. Ex. cat., Stiftung Weimarer Klassik und Kunstsammlungen, Weimar, Mar. 5-May 8, 2005; the Frick Collection, New York, June 1-Aug. 7, 2005; and at Musée Jacquemart-André, Paris, Mar. 15-June 15, 2006. Berlin, 2005, cat. no. under no. 16, pp. 78-79.

  • See also
    In the Museum
    Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History