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Flight into Egypt

Photo: Elizabeth Mann

Flight into Egypt

18th century

Christian Brand

German, 1659-after 1756

Pen and bistre on paper
11 3/8 x 10 3/16 in. (28.9 x 25.8 cm)
LeRoy M. Backus Collection
Provenance: Count Moritz von Fries (Lugt 2903); Walther Schrott, Vienna (Lugt 2383)
Photo: Elizabeth Mann
Not currently on view


Published ReferencesSeattle Art Museum. "Le Roy M. Backus Memorial Collection." Seattle: Seattle Art Museum, 1952; cat. no. 5, reproduced.

Mandowsky, Edna. Old Master Drawings: Seattle Art Museum Collection Guide. Seattle, Washington: Seattle Art Museum, 1980; cat. no. 33, p. 21.

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