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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, United States
Medium and Support: Oil on raw linen
Credit Line: Gift of the Friends of James Daugherty Foundation, Inc., 2021.
Accession Number: 2021.20.01
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This Synchromist painting is 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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