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Flight Into Egypt


Artist: James Daugherty (Asheville, North Carolina, 1887 – 1974, Weston, Connecticut) Primary
Date: ca. 1919-1920
20th century
Dimensions: 60 x 40 in. (152.4 x 101.6 cm)
Dimensions Extent: sight
Object Type: Painting
Creation Place: North America, America
Medium and Support: Oil on raw linen
Accession Number: 2021.20.01
Not on view.


This is an important Synchromist painting, based on the biblical verse Matthew 2:13-23. Another more abstract version of this subject by Daughterty is in the Allentown Art Museum.

This painting, along with 2021.20.02 were created just after the end of World War I, when Daugherty became deeply interested in portraying biblical subjects.



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