CESARI, Giuseppe
(b. 1568, Arpino, d. 1640, Roma)

The Flight into Egypt

c. 1595
Oil on panel, 47 x 34 cm
Galleria Borghese, Rome

The landscape in this painting is heavily indebted to the early easel paintings of Bril, both in its composition, which is framed by a large tree on the right, and in its unnatural, strong contrasts of light and shade on the vegetation.

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