Flight into Egypt

Richard Coswayundated

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art


  • Title: Flight into Egypt
  • Date Created: undated
  • Location Created: Devon
  • Physical Dimensions: w28.6 x h34.9 cm
  • Type: drawing
  • Rights: Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart P. Feld
  • External Link: http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1670823
  • Medium: Gray ink, gray wash, watercolor, black chalk, red chalk and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
  • Subject: mother, women, donkey, angels, Mary, Jesus Christ (7-2 BC/BCE to 30-36 AD/CE), children (people by age group), infants, baby, men, staves, wings (costume accessories), robes, flasks (bottles), historical subject
  • Location: Not on View
  • Inscription: Signed and Dated: Signed, in graphite, on mount, lower center: "R Cosway"
  • Inscription: Inscribed in graphite, on mount, lower center: "R Cosway"; in graphite, lower right: "15"; inscribed in graphite, on mount, verso, lower right: "Richard Cosway : Flight into Egypt"
  • Artist: Richard Cosway