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Attributed to Abraham Govaerts (1589-1626) and Thomas Francken (1574-1626)
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Attributed to Abraham Govaerts (1589-1626) and Thomas Francken (1574-1626)

The Rest on the Flight in to Egypt

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Attributed to Abraham Govaerts (1589-1626) and Thomas Francken (1574-1626)
The Rest on the Flight in to Egypt
oil on panel
49.5 x 64.5 cm
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Christie's charge a buyer's premium of 20.825% of the hammer price for lots with values up to NLG 200,000. If the hammer price exceeds the NLG 200,000 then the premium is calculated at 20.825% of the first NLG 200,000 plus 11.9% of any amount in excess of NLG 200,000.

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For the numerous versions of the composition, see K.Ertz, Jan Brueghel the Younger, 1984, p.314/5, under no.147. Among the best is that formerly with Koetser, London, 1967 (K.Ertz, Jan Brueghel der Ältere, 1979, p.580, no.133; p.207, fig.250 as attributed to Jan Brueghel I with staffage by Hendrik van Balen; K.Ertz, op.cit, 1984, no.147 as Jan Brueghel II).

Sold with a certificate by Dr U.Härting dated 8 June 1996.
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