Pierre (the Elder) Patel

Landscape with the Rest on the Flight into Egypt

1662
Here the artist, who adhered to the movement known as Parisian Atticism, places the Holy Family in a landscape reminiscent of Poussin and Claude Lorrain with its idyllic vision of antique ruins set against a distant horizon.
Title
Landscape with the Rest on the Flight into Egypt
Date
1662
Medium
Painting
Materials
oil on copper
Dimensions
26 x 35.2 cm
Nationality
French
Credit line
Purchased 1973
Accession number
17608