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The Flight into Egypt

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    mid 18th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (engraver)
    Sheppard, C. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Annie Cockerell

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case J, shelf 4, box A

Physical description

Colour print.

Place of Origin

London (published)


mid 18th century (published)


Unknown (engraver)
Sheppard, C. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'Sold by C. Sheppard. Lambeth Hill, London.'
Lettered with title, etc. and


Height: 15.2 cm cut to, Width: 10.2 cm cut to

Descriptive line

'The Flight into Egypt'. Hand-coloured engraving, Britain, mid-18th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1962. London: HMSO, 1964.


Engraving; Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted



Prints; Christianity


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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