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The Rest on the Flight into Egypt

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Netherlands (printed)

  • Date:

    early 17th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bolswert, Boetius Adams (engraver)
    Abraham Bloemaert, born 1564 - died 1651 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 5

Physical description

Print depicting a group of figures in a landscape.

Place of Origin

Netherlands (printed)


early 17th century (printed)


Bolswert, Boetius Adams (engraver)
Abraham Bloemaert, born 1564 - died 1651 (artist)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'Quid mortem Infanti…potest. I. Semmius / A. Blomaert Inventor B. A. Bolsuerd. Sculp. et excudebat.'
Lettered with 4 lines of verse


Height: 28.9 cm, Width: 21.6 cm

Descriptive line

'The Rest on the Flight into Egypt', engraving by Boetius Adams Bolswert after Abraham Bloemaert, early 17th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1960: Volume 2, Edgar Seligman Gift. London: HMSO, 1966.
Hollstein, F. W. H. Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts ca. 1450-1700. Amsterdam: M. Hertzberger, 1949.




Prints; Religion; Christianity


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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