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The holy family prepare to flee for Egypt. Engraving by F. Poilly after G. Reni.

  • Reni, Guido, 1575-1642.
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Bible. N.T. Matthew 2.12-15. Joseph is warned in a dream to take Mary and Jesus to Egypt; thus they avoid Herod's massacre of the holy innocents (Matthew 2.16)

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1 print : line engraving ; platemark 44.6 x 32.3 cm

Lettering

Fuge dilecte mi. Cant. 8. Guido Ren. Bon. pin. F. Poilly scul. cum pr. re.

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Wellcome Library no. 24066i

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