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Landscape with the Rest on the Flight into Egypt, 1662

Pierre (the Elder) Patel
French, 1605 - 1676
oil on copper
26 x 35.2 cm
Purchased 1973
National Gallery of Canada (no. 17608)

Here the artist, who adhered to the movement known as Parisian Atticism, places the Holy Family into a landscape reminiscent of Poussin and Claude Lorrain with its idyllic vision of antique ruins set against a distant horizon.

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