The Flight into Egypt, Jacques Stella (French, Lyons 1596–1657 Paris), Pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash, heightened with white

The Flight into Egypt

Jacques Stella (French, Lyons 1596–1657 Paris)
17th century
Pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash, heightened with white
14 x 10 3/8 in. (35.6 x 26.3 cm.)
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1987
Accession Number:
Not on view
Claudine Bouzonnet Stella (French); Michel de Masso , by descent; Gaetano Minossi Romano; Thomas Talbot; Lady Beythswood , by descent; Christopher Methuen-Campbell (British), 1974; Christie's, New York , January 13, 1987, lot 106 (as "property of a gentleman")
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