Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665)

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Le massacre des innocents, 1627/1630
From the Gospel of St. Matthew: King Herod ordered the killing of all boys under the age of two born in the Bethlehem area, for the Magi had told him that a child destined to become the king of the Jews had been born in the city. Jesus was saved from the massacre when his Family fled to Egypt

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