The Flight into Egypt is an event recounted in the Gospel of Matthew and other New Testament apocrypha. It tells the story of Mary, Joseph, and Jesus fleeing to Egypt to escape King Herod's orders to kill the newborn child. The event is also mentioned in other religious texts such as the Gospel of St. Matthew and Mary of the Flight into Egypt.
The Master of Delft was a Dutch painter of the final period of Early Netherlandish painting, whose name is unknown. He may have been active in Delft in the early 16th century, and his works can be found in various collections such as the National Gallery in London and Google Arts & Culture. He may also have been employed on woodcuts for book illustrations.