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Mary and Joseph prepare to flee into Egypt with the infant Jesus. Etching by Agostino Carracci.

  • Carracci, Agostino, 1557-1602
Date
[ca. 15??]
Reference
663599i
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Description

Bible. N.T. Matthew 2.12-15. Joseph was warned in a dream to take Mary and Jesus to Egypt in order to avoid Herod's massacre of the holy innocents (Matthew 2.16). Here he saddles the ass

Publication/Creation

In Venetia [Venice] (a Sta Fosca) : [publisher not identified], [ca. 15??]

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 37.3 x 48.3 cm

Lettering

Per passar in Egitto accio il furore / D'Herode non s'addempia, il vecchio santo / Con Maria si prepara, e tran di pianto se stessi, a noi salvando il Salvatore.

Edition

State II.

References note

Diane DeGrazia Bohlin, Prints and related drawings by the Carracci family: a catalogue raisonné, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1979, pp. 26?, Agostino no. 38

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 663599i

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Languages

  • Italian


Where to find it

  • Album of engravings compiled by Pietro Fancelli

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