Circle of Domenico Zampieri, Il Domenichino (Bologna 1581-1641 Naples)
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION (LOTS 143, 227, 241 & 242)
Circle of Domenico Zampieri, Il Domenichino (Bologna 1581-1641 Naples)

The Flight into Egypt

Details
Circle of Domenico Zampieri, Il Domenichino (Bologna 1581-1641 Naples)
The Flight into Egypt
oil on canvas
15¾ x 21 in. (40 x 53.1 cm.)
Provenance
(Probably) George, 1st Duke of Montagu (1712-1790), Montagu House, Whitehall, and by descent to the following,
Walter Montagu Douglas Scott, 8th Duke of Buccleuch (1894-1973); his sale, Christie's, on the premises at Derby House, Stratford Place, Oxford Street, London, WI., 1 November 1946, lot 102, as 'Simon Cantarini' (50 gns. to the following),
Charles Soukup; Christie's, London, 15 July 1960, lot 27, as 'Simone Cantarini' (650 gns. to Grange).
with Julius Böhler, Munich, 1966, as 'attributed to Francesco Grimaldi'.
Private collection, Paris, by 1966.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 11 July 1973, lot 99 (£7,500 to Aldous).
Literature
E. Borea, 'Un Paesaggio con Fuga in Egitto di Domenichino', in Paragone, no. 199/19, September 1966, pp. 56-57, pl. 53, as 'Domenichino'.
R.E. Spear, Domenichino, New Haven and London, 1982, I, p. 206, under no. 56.xi., as 'imitator of Domenichino'.
Exhibited
London, Royal Academy, Exhibtion of the Works of Old Masters, 1880, no. 98, as 'Francesco Mola'.
Munich, Julius Böhler, Paintings by Old Masters, 1966, no. 12, as 'Francesco Grimaldi'.

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