“La fuga in Egitto” Cremona – Museo Civico


 

 

Orazio Gentileschi: The Flight into Egypt
and other stories from Jesus’ childhood.

10/10/2020 – 31/01/2021
H 10: 00-17: 00. Closed on Monday.

Civic Museum “Ala Ponzone”
Via Ugolani Dati 4
Cremona, CR


For the first time, two versions of Orazio Gentileschi’s masterpieces of “Rest during the Flight into Egypt” can be admired side by side in an extraordinary exhibition promoted by the Municipality of Cremona through the Culture and Museums Sector.

Alongside the two magnificent canvases, the exhibition will offer a selection of other paintings, sculptures, ivories, engravings on the popular “Flight” handed down only by the Gospel of Matthew but protagonist of the apocryphal Gospels.

The Gallery is pleased to participate with the loan of two important works.

River Landscape with Flight into Egypt by Martin Ryckaert

Wooded Landscape with the Rest on the Flight into Egypt by Jan Brueghel II and Pieter van Avont