Albrecht Dürer 1471 – 1528

Seven Sorrows: The Flight into Egypt

oil on panel (63 × 46 cm) — 1495-1496 Museum Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden

Albrecht Dürer biography

This work is linked to Matthew 2:14

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Jospeh is depicted as an every-day traveller without halo. Mary looks tired. The wind plays with her headscarf.

Second panel out of Dürer's series of seven on The Seven Sorrows of Mary.

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