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Martinus Rørbye (b. Drammen 1803, d. Copenhagen 1848)

Purchased by Nasjonalmuseet for kunst, arkitektur og design in Oslo in November 2021.

“Flugten til Ægypten”. The Flight into Egypt. 1833. Unsigned. Oil on canvas. 92×77 cm.

Thorvaldsen's Museum, A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of Martinus Rørbye, 1981, no. 67.

Literature: Kunstforeningen, “Fortegnelse over M. Rørbyes arbejder”, 1905 no. 42 (not exhibited).

Provenance: The Konow family in 1905. Konow was a consul and lived in Rome. Bruun Rasmussen auction 143, 1962 no. 227, reproduced p. 23. Bruun Rasmussen auction 160, 1963 nr. 144, reproduced p. 33. Bruun Rasmussen auction 622, 1996 no. 127, reproduced p. 77. Bruun Rasmussen auction 795, 2008 no. 247, reproduced p. 45.

Christian Dalsgaard has made a detail with the Madonna and Child after the present painting. That painting is also offered for sale at the present auction (see catalogue no. 82)

Auction

Paintings & drawings, 30 November 2021

Category
Estimate

100,000–150,000 DKK

Sold

Price realised

120,000 DKK