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The Rest on the Flight into Egypt, Charles Fournier (1803-1854).

Oil on canvas, 51cm by 42cm.

Signed l.l.: C H Fournier and inscribed: 49.

Oil on canvas. 51cm by 42cm.

The painting depicts the Biblical story of the flight of the Holy Family into Egypt to escape from King Herod who had threatened to slaughter all infants in an attempt to kill the newborn ‘King of the Jews’.

 

 

 

REFERENCE: PIC546

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