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

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.

  1. Circumcision
  2. Flight into Egypt
  3. Among the Doctors
  4. Carrying the Cross
  5. Crucifixion
  6. On the Cross
  7. Lamentation

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