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#443: Capital: Flight into Egypt (Detail)

Photo 443: Capital: Flight into Egypt (Detail) - Autun Cathedral

Photo Details

Photo ID
443
Date
2008-06-04
Location
Autun Cathedral
Description
Detail of the the Virgin Mary and Christ Child on a Romanesque capital from the choir, now displayed in the chapter house, depicting the Flight into Egypt. Having been warned in a dream that Herod seeks to kill the Christ Child, Joseph leads Mary and the Baby on a donkey to safety in Egypt. The Holy Family looks serene but solemn and the donkey appears proud of his important task.
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Resolution
2592 x 3888 px
File Size
8.42 MB
ISO
1600
Geotag
46.945168° N, 4.299147° E
Date Digitized
June 4, 2008
Date Uploaded
November 11, 2009
Credit
Holly Hayes