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389

Ippolito Scarsella, called Scarsellino

Rest on the Flight to Egypt

Estimate:

15,000 - 20,000 USD

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

Estimate:

15,000 - 20,000 USD

Lot sold:

15,120

USD

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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.