Landscape with the flight into Egypt

Annibale Carracci • Painting, 1603, 230×122 cm
About the artwork
Art form: Painting
Style of art: Baroque
Technique: Oil
Materials: Canvas
Date of creation: 1603
Size: 230×122 cm
Artwork in selections: 4 selections

Description of the artwork «Landscape with the flight into Egypt»

In the Middle ages and during the Renaissance, in the center of the picture was always the figures, the Carracci on the foreground landscape. The artist expresses revolutionary for its time thought: history does not dominate, it is a part of the infinite world. Carracci creates a new concept of landscape that will be developed in the composer.