(b. 1563, Pisa, d. 1639, London)
Rest on the Flight into Egyptc. 1628
Oil on canvas, 158 x 225 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris
The Holy Family at rest accentuates the popular character of the works of the artist's master Caravaggio but in a range of light, enamelled colours.
There are several autograph versions of this subject by Gentileschi. This version was probably commissioned by Charles I in England.