Rest on the Flight into Egypt, after 1632

  • Christoffel Jegher, Flemish, 1596-1653
  • Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish, 1577-1640

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed in black and tan ink on cream laid paper

  • Block: 18 1/4 × 23 3/4 inches (46.4 × 60.3 cm) Sheet: 18 3/4 × 24 3/8 inches (47.6 × 61.9 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S633

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Religion
  • Chiaroscuro
  • Woodcut (process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Woodcut (print)
  • Flight into egypt

Signed, on block, lower right: C. Iegher Sculp.

Stamp, in black ink, lower left, verso: Ambroise Firmin-Didot (Lugt 119)

Inscribed, on block, lower left: P.P. Rub. delin. (device) exc. Inscribed, lower center: CVM PRIVILEGIIS. Inscribed, in pencil, lower left: No 633 09.1 Inscribed, lower left, verso: 2046 Inscribed, upper right, verso: N=23

1877, Ambroise Firmin Didot. Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

1968-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Homage to Rubens. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1978, no.14. From Bruegel to Rembrandt: Dutch and Flemish Prints and Drawings from 1550 to 1700. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, 2020, p. 12.

Christoffel Jegher; after Peter Paul Rubens, Rest on the Flight into Egypt, after 1632, chiaroscuro woodcut printed in black and tan ink on cream laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S633.