Flight to Egypt

flight-to-egypt

(Crossing the Lake in a Boat)
after Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (1727 – 1804)

One of Tiepolo's most famous works is a suite of 20 etchings that imagine the various scenes on the Flight to Egypt. One of the pieces depicts the Holy Family crossing a lake in a boat. Tiepolo was born in Venice and studied under his father.

Mixed media with gold leaf

2014

6 x 8