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The Flight into Egypt

  • woodcut, Vergé paper
  • 250 x 180 mm
  • Inv. 1951-C-1

© SABAM Belgium 2023

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Frans Masereel RKD VIAF Wikidata
Blankenberge 1889 - Avignon 1972
woodcutters (printmakers)AAT

Title The Flight into Egypt
Period 20th century
Medium and support woodcut AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings signatures (names) bottom right, outside the depiction: Frans Masereel
monogram bottom right: FM
edition outside the depiction, bottom left: 1/300
watermarks: VAN GELDER EN ZONEN (Franse lelie) VGZ
Collection print room
Object type woodcut AAT
Inventory number 1951-C-1
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
300015636 landscapes AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11D Christ Iconclass
11D21 Christ-child (with attributes) Iconclass
11F the Virgin Mary Iconclass
11H(JOSEPH) the foster-father of Christ, Joseph of Nazareth, husband of Mary; possible attributes: flowering rod or wand, lily, carpenter's tools Iconclass
26A clouds Iconclass
33B9 flight, running away; pursuing Iconclass
42D232 elopement, running away Iconclass
45M5 fugitives Iconclass
45M51 fugitives 'en route' Iconclass
46C13142 ass, donkey Iconclass
73 New Testament Iconclass
73B6 the massacre of the innocents and the flight into Egypt (Matthew 2:13-23) Iconclass
73B64 flight into Egypt and miracles during the journey Iconclass
73B641 the flight into Egypt: Mary, Joseph, the child (and sometimes others) on their way; Mary usually riding on an ass Iconclass
School / Style Expressionist (style) AAT
Modernist AAT
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