Art and Art History Collection (Saskia)

Flight into Egypt (detail)

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Saskia, Ltd., Cultural Documentation

Abstract

The "classical," composed, measured and ideal landscape of the Flight into Egypt, one of the works that set the ground rules for seventeenth-century painting. The restful setting, the gently undulating planes that extend to the distant horizon, and even the boat - a symbol of life - floating on a peaceful river in the foreground create a most unusual atmosphere, based on the effect of repetition. This motif of the "already seen" and known, a constant feature of Italian landscape painting,

Keywords

Rome, Italy, Rome, Italy : Palazzo Farnese, Style: Italian Baroque, School: Baroque, Movement: Baroque, Italian, Painting;, Painting

Subject: topical

Style: Italian Baroque; School: Baroque; Movement: Baroque; Italian; Painting;

Subject: geographic

Rome, Italy; Rome, Italy : Palazzo Farnese

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Genre

Painting; picture

Holding Location

University of South Florida USF

Collection

Art and Art History (Saskia)

Identifier

A01-MIF0554

Flight into Egypt (detail)

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