Lucas van Leyden (c. 1494-1533) - The Rest on the Flight into Egypt

Description
Lucas van Leyden (c. 1494-1533) - The Rest on the Flight into Egypt
Engraving - Plate signed - c. 1508

Lucas van Leyden (c. 1494-1533). The Rest on the Flight into Egypt, c. 1506-1508. Engraving, 15,9 x 13,,9. Excellent impression, probably somewhat late, on laid paper. Borderline visible. With letter "L" at centre bottom. Paper yellowish, browned, attached at the top to another support paper. Paper thin in some parts, specially visible on verso.

The Virgin sits under tree at left with infant Christ in her arms; Joseph at left holding donkey's reins offers fruit to the Virgin with his right hand; a landscape of fields and mountains extends behind them.

Lot details
Artist
Lucas van Leyden (c. 1494-1533)
Title of artwork
The Rest on the Flight into Egypt
Year
c. 1508
Technique
Engraving
Signature
Plate signed
Condition
Overall in fair condition with traces of ageing
Sold with frame
No
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