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Creator:
Richard Cosway, 1742–1821, British
Title:
Flight into Egypt
Date:
undated
Medium:
Gray ink, gray wash, watercolor, black chalk, red chalk and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches (23.5 x 19.1 cm) and Mount: 13 3/4 x 11 1/4 inches (34.9 x 28.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on mount, lower center: "R Cosway"; on mount, lower right: "15"; on back of mount, lower right: "Richard Cosway : Flight into Egypt"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart P. Feld
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.24.7
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angel | angels | baby | children | donkey | flasks (bottles) | flying | infant | journey | man | men | mother | Old Testament | reading | religious and mythological subject | robes | staves | the flight into Egypt: Mary, Joseph, the child (and sometimes others) on their way; Mary usually riding on an ass | travel | walking | wings | women | women
Associated Places:
Egypt
Associated People:
St. Joseph
Jesus Christ (7-2 BC/BCE to 30-36 AD/CE)
Mary
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Richard and Maria Cosway - Regency Artists of Taste and Fashion (National Portrait Gallery, 1996-11-17 - 1996-02-18)

Richard and Maria Cosway - Regency Artists of Taste and Fashion (Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 1995-08-11 - 1995-10-29)

Publications:
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Stephen Lloyd, Richard & Maria Cosway: regency artists of taste and fashion, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, p. 73, cat. 172, NJ18 C7985 L56 1995 (LC)+ Oversize (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7092
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