The Rest on the Flight into Egypt, by Giuseppe Chiari (1654-1727).

Oil on canvas, 44.5cm by 35.5cm.

The painting was purchased by John, 5th Earl of Exeter (1648-1700) whist on the Grand Tour.

Chiari was a pupil of Carlo Maratta (1625-1713), both of whom were mainly active in Rome and from both of whom the 5th Earl purchased several paintings.


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