THE FLIGHT INTO EGYPT

ARTIST: Giandomenico Tiepolo

CENTURY: 18th

CHURCH: Church of San Zaccaria

DATE: Second half of the 18th century

LOCATION: Chapel of Sant’Atanasio (on map number 4)

TECHNIQUE: Oil on canvas

The Holy Family, who, according to the apocryphal gospels, is accompanied by angels during their journey, is depicted on board a boat guided by a sturdy helmsman. The artwork, currently located in the Chapel of Sant’Atanasio, was originally housed in the church.