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The Flight into Egypt

  • woodcut, Vergé paper
  • 250 x 180 mm
  • Inv. 1951-C-2

© 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: 266/300
watermarks: VAN GELDER EN ZONEN (Franse lelie) VGZ
Collection print room
Object type woodcut AAT
Inventory number 1951-C-2
Acquisition credit gift
The Friends of the Museum
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
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
73B6421 falling of the idols ~ miracles during the flight into Egypt Iconclass
School / Style Expressionist (style) AAT
Modernist AAT
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