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image of The Rest on the Flight into Egypt Gerard David (artist)
Netherlandish, c. 1460 - 1523
The Rest on the Flight into Egypt, c. 1510
oil on panel
painted surface: 41.9 x 42.2 cm (16 1/2 x 16 5/8 in.) overall (panel): 44.3 x 44.9 cm (17 7/16 x 17 11/16 in.) framed: 69.2 x 54.6 cm (27 1/4 x 21 1/2 in.)
Andrew W. Mellon Collection
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From the Tour: The Netherlands and France in the 1500s
Object 3 of 8


Acquired c. 1845 by The Rev. Montague Taylor [d. 1896], London; (sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 19 May 1897, no. 152). (P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., London). acquired March 1898 by Rodolphe Kann [d. 1905], Paris;[1] acquired 1907 from the Kann estate by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris). J. Pierpont Morgan, Sr. [1837-1913], New York, acquired c. 1908.[2] (M. Knoedler & Co., New York); purchased December 1935 by The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh; gift 1937 to NGA.

[1] Burton Fredericksen (Getty Provenance Index) provided John Oliver Hand (Curator of Northern Renaissance Paintings, NGA) with the date of acquisition, the preceding sale and dealer information, as well as the date of acquisition by Duveen Brothers.

[2] Information in Knoedler brochure in the NGA curatorial files.

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