(b. 1518, Venezia, d. 1594, Venezia)

The Flight into Egypt (detail)

Oil on canvas
Scuola Grande di San Rocco, Venice

It is time to take a rest. The donkey is exhausted, Joseph is getting ready to tie it up, and the baggage lies on the ground in a celebrated still-life. The oak offers shade, and the palm tree yields dates. Water is also to hand.

© Web Gallery of Art, created by Emil Krén and Daniel Marx.