Preparation for the Flight into Egypt

Artist:
Agostino Carracci (Italian, Bologna 1557–1602 Parma)
Date:
ca. 1579–81
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
11 7/16 x 8 11/16 in. (29 x 22 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1927
Accession Number:
27.78.1(352)
Not on view
Inscription: Lower right: In Venetia, a Sta Fosca; in border: Per passar in egitto accio' il furore/ D'Herode no s'addempia, il Vecchio santo/ Con Maria si prepara, e tran di pianto/ Se stessi, a noi salvando il Salvatore.
Possibly Thomas Herbert, 8th Earl of Pembroke (British); By descent to Reginald Herbert, 15th Earl of Pembroke (British)
Bartsch, XVIII.45.14; De Grazia Bohlin, no. 38; Bohn 1995, no. 3901.089, second state of two
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.