Loan Object
Artist: Jean-Honoré Fragonard, French, 1732–1806

The Rest on the Flight into Egypt

ca. 1774

Oil on canvas

unframed: 55.2 x 44.5 cm (21 3/4 x 17 1/2 in.) framed: 68.5 x 59 cm (26 15/16 x 23 1/4 in.)
Lent by The Barker Welfare Foundation, in memory of Catherine Barker and Charles V Hickox, B.A. 1911
ILE1973.8.1
Culture: 
French
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

M. A. Sale, Paris, 2 April 1859, no. 15 (as "Rest of the Holy Family (sketch)"); [Mme Oger de Bréart, "ancienne maitresse de Richard Wallace"], Sale, 17- 22 May 1886, no. 19 (2,550 francs); Charles Pillet Collection; Chevalier Collection; Mme Feuillet Collection; Henri Rouart; Sale, Paris, 10 December 1912; Ernest Rouart; Wildenstein and Co., New York; Mr. and Mrs. Charles V. Hickox Collection, 1956-1968; Sotheby's, London, 26 November 1970, Lot #72.

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