• Old Master & 19th Century Pain auction at Christies

    Sale 5860

    Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Watercolours

    11 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 128

    After Francesco Cairo

    The Rest on the Return from Egypt

    Price Realised  

    After Francesco Cairo
    The Rest on the Return from Egypt
    oil on canvas
    70 x 46½ in. (178 x 118.2 cm.)


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    After the picture in a Private Collection, of which there are several versions, including one in the Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan, in a floral cartouche.

    Special Notice

    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 9 July 1993, lot 84, as Francesco Cairo.


    Literature

    F. Frangi, Francesco Cairo, Turin, 1998, p. 258, under cat. 53, as copy.