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Ippolito Scarsella, called Scarsellino

Rest on the Flight to Egypt

Property from the Estate of Nelson Shanks

Ippolito Scarsella, called Scarsellino

Ippolito Scarsella, called Scarsellino

Rest on the Flight to Egypt

Rest on the Flight to Egypt

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Property from the Estate of Nelson Shanks

Ippolito Scarsella, called Scarsellino

Ferrara circa 1550 - 1620

Rest on the Flight to Egypt


oil on copper

copper: 9 by 11¾ in.; 22.9 by 29.8 cm.

framed: 16½ by 19 in.; 41.9 by 48.3 cm.

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Anonymous Sale, New York, Sotheby’s, 7 April 1988, lot 9;
There acquired.
F. Moro, Emilia Pittrice. Tableaux et dessins bolonais du XVIIeme siècle. Dipinti e disegni bolognesi del XVII secolo, Galerie Tarantino, Paris 2007, p. 21, reproduced fig. 12;
M. Novelli, Scarsellino, Milan, 2008, p. 327, cat. no. 256, reproduced p. 260.

This painting on copper is an autograph variant of a composition of the same dimensions now in the Gemäldegalerie, Dresden (inv. S 1322), which was purchased in 1656 by Pope Alexander VII Chigi in Rome.1


1. See Novelli 2008, cat. no. 29.