BORDONE, Paris
(b. 1500, Treviso, d. 1571, Venezia)

Rest on the Flight into Egypt with St Catherine and Angels

1527-30
Oil on canvas, 155 x 235 cm
Private collection

The painting is a reinterpretation of the rest on the Flight into Egypt as a simple idyll, set on a great clearing in the depth of the forest.

In the nineteenth century the painting was attributed to Giorgione.




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