Flight into Egypt

[The Flight into Egypt] After the departure of the wise men, the angel of the Lord told Joseph to fiy into Egypt with the Infant Jesus and His mother, as Herod had evil designs against them; there they remained until the death of Herod (Matthew 2). Among the many masters who have painted this subject in art are: Corneille the Elder, Durer, Ferrari, Fra Angelico, Murillo, Patinir, Rembrandt, Rubens, and Van Dyck.

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