After King Magus Herods was predicted to have a baby in Bethlehem who would become the new ruler, he decided to kill all children under the age of three. That same night the angel appeared in a dream to Joseph and ordered the whole family to flee to Egypt and wait there until he again appeared.
Joseph together with
The artist portrayed the moment when the family rests under a tree, and angels come down to them and entertain the little Christ. All around the magnificent nature, fruits hang from the tree, birds fly. The painting, thanks to the variety of colors, does not look disturbing, on the contrary, it creates a cheerful, optimistic mood.