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European Art
Artist: Alessandro Algardi, Italian, 1598–1654

The Rest on the Flight into Egypt

1632–37

Bronze

unframed: 29.53 × 34.45 cm (11 5/8 × 13 9/16 in.)
Gift of Michael Hall
2016.17.1
Geography: 
Made in Rome, Italy
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Italian, Rome
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Collection of Michael Hall, Esq., New York (ca. 1970–2016);

Bibliography: 

John Pope-Hennessy, Catalogue of Italian Sculpture in the Victoria and Albert Museum, II (London: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1964), 388, 615, illus. III, fig. 643, 648.

Smith College Museum of Art, Roman Baroque Sculpture: In Conjunction with the Five College Roman Baroque Festival, exh. cat. (Northampton, Mass.: Smith College Museum of Art, 1974), no. 16.

Jennifer Montagu, Alessandro Algardi, II (New Haven, Conn: Yale University Press, 1985), 308, no. 4.C.9.

Jennifer Montagu, Algardi: L’altra faccia del barocco, exh. cat. (Rome: Ministero per i Beni e le Attivita Culturali, 1999), fig. 122.

Jennifer Montagu, Icons or Portraits? Images of Jesus and Mary from the Collection of Michael Hall, ed. Ena Giurescu Heller, exh. cat. (New York: The Gallery at the American Bible Society, 2002), 104, no. 36, ill.

“Acquisitions July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2016.pdf (accessed December 1, 2016).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.