BLOEMEN, Jan Frans van
(b. 1662, Antwerpen, d. 1749, Roma)

Flight into Egypt

Oil on copper, 27 x 44 cm
Private collection

The Flight into Egypt and its companion piece, the Rest on the Flight to Egypt are examples of the classical landscapes with their recession through a series of planes, soft, warm lighting and classical and religious subject matter, which the artist predominantly painted throughout his career.