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Moses receiving two stone tablets of the law from God. Engraving by N. Chaperon after Raphael.

Raphael, 1483-1520.
Date
[between 1649 and 1657]


About this work

Description

Angels in the clouds with God blow trumpets. In the distance behind Moses are the tents of the Jews, some of whom are sacrificing an ox

Publication/Creation

[Paris] (Via jacobea sub insigne spei) : Typis P. Mariette, [between 1649 and 1657]

Physical description

1 print : etching ; image 22.7 x 25.8 cm

Lettering

Dedit Dominus Moysi in monte Sinai duas tabulas testimonii lapideas scriptas digito Dei. Exod. XXXI. R.V. i. ; N.C. f.

Publications note

G.B. Pezzini, S. Massari, S.P. Valenti Rodinò, Raphael invenit, Roma: Edizioni Quasar, 1985, p. 88, Logge no. VI.34 and p. 422

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2472462i

Reproduction note

After: a painting by Raphael in the Logge of the Vatican

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Latin


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