Cornelis van Poelenburgh
Dutch, 1594/95-1667

The Rest on the Flight into Egypt, Nd
Oil on copper
Purchase, Betsy Mudge Wilson, class of 1956, Memorial Fund
Period: 17th c
Classification: Painting
Dimensions: Framed: 14 1/2 x 15 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. (36.83 x 39.37 x 3.18 cm) Unframed: 9 3/8 x 10 1/4 in. (23.81 x 26.04 cm)
Signatures, Inscriptions and Markings v
Signed (LR): C.P.
Provenance v
Dr. R M. Dawkins; purchased 1965 from Kleinberger & Co., New York
Published References v
Vassar College Art Gallery: Selections from the Permanent Collection (Poughkeepsie: Vassar College Art Gallery, 1967), p. 16, repr. p. 115; Vassar College Art Gallery: Paintings 1300-1900 (Poughkeepsie: VC Art Gallery, 1983), p. 115, repr.; Sluijter-Seijffert, N., Cornelis van Poelenburgh (ca. 1593-1667), PhD diss., Rijksuniversiteit, Leiden, 1984; Kuretsky, Susan Donahue, Time and Transformation in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Art (Poughkeepsie: Trustees of Vassar College, 2005), p. 238-40, repr. p. 239.
Exhibition History v
Extended loan: Northampton, Smith College Museum of Art, June 20, 1991-May 6, 1993; Poughkeepsie, Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, “Time and Transformation in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Art,” April 8-June 19, 2005 (Sarasota, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, August 20-October 30, 2005; Louisville, The Speed Art Museum, January 10-March 26, 2006). Cat. no. 67, repr.
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