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Angel (study for Flight into Egypt)
  • Allessandro Turchi
    1582–1649
    born: Verona, Republic of Venice (present-day Italy) ; died: Rome, Papal States (present-day Italy)
  • Angel (study for Flight into Egypt), circa 1635
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • oil on canvas laid on board
  • Canvas/Support: 133.1 x 94 cm
    Canvas/Support: 52 3/8 x 37 in
  • Gift of James F. Adams
  • Not on display
  • 1977.0094
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Figure in a landscape. Full-length winged male figure/angel stands with his right arm pointing to the left. His left hand is open, palm up with the fingers extended. His face is in profile and facing the left. He has brown curly hair. He is draped in a white cloth with his left shoulder exposed. The horizon line is three quarters down from the top. There are mountains and clouds in the background.