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Flight to Egypt (fol. 51r)

  • Original object type: Artefact
  • Title: Flight to Egypt (fol. 51r)
  • Description:

    The Virgin Mary, Joseph and the Christ Child make their way to Egypt through a hilly landscape, Mary riding on an ass. One of the Egyptian idols falls as they approach. The city borders are seen in the distance. The border is decorated with flowers, berries, and a grotesque in the form of a snail shell from which a deer-like head and neck projects.

    Context: Hours of the Virgin: Vespers: Deus in adiutorium meum intende

  • Date range: [1450-1500]
  • Date: 1475
  • Depositing User: - libemu
  • Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2015 19:41
  • Last Modified: 06 Apr 2018 10:51