The Flight to Egypt, Giuseppe Maria Crespi
Giuseppe Maria Crespi
The Flight to Egypt
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Giuseppe Maria Crespi

The Flight to Egypt, ca. 1710 – 1725


Dimensions
42.5 x 32.3 cm
Physical Description
Canvas
Inventory Number
122
Acquisition
Acquired in 1816 with the founder’s bequest
Status
On display, 2nd upper level, Old Masters

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Flight to Egypt
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Canvas
Material
Technique

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Foto: U. Edelmann
Acquisition
Acquired in 1816 with the founder’s bequest

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Associated Persons and Institutions
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Matthäus 2,13-14
  • Apokryphen, Pseudo-Matthäusevangelium, 17,2-22,1

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73B641 the flight into Egypt: Mary, Joseph, the child (and sometimes others) on their way; Mary usually riding on an ass
Secondary

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Last update

02.12.2020