Gianbattista Tiepolo – Flight to Egypt – Museu de Arte Antiga, Lisbon

My favorite painting at Museu de Arte Antiga is this — as it has to be every Venetian’s: the Holy Family is seen flying to Egypt as any Ventian would: by boat.

Ca. 1765-1770, oil on wood, abou 60 cm high by 30 cm wide.

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