Die Flucht nach Ägypten

Die Flucht nach Ägypten

Dating
1609
More about this artwork
Set against the backdrop of a dark wood, the Holy Family is seen fleeing from Herod through the night. Elsheimer’s richly detailed depiction of the firmament and the Milky Way is based on observations by Galileo Galilei and Federico Cesi using the telescope that had just been invented.
Displayed
AP OG Kabinett 13
Inventory Number
216
Birth year of the artist
1578
Year the artist deceased
1610
Dimensions of the object
41,7 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Kupfer
Genre
Malerei
Department
Deutsche Malerei
Origin
Aus der Sammlung des Kurfürsten Johann Wilhelm von der Pfalz
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Adam Elsheimer, Die Flucht nach Ägypten, 1609, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/7yxYYEbxYm (Last updated on 24.05.2022)

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