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Jews watch the manifestation of God on Mount Sinai by lightning, smoke and trumpet sounds as he delivers the ten commandments to Moses. Engraving by W. van der Gouwen after G. Hoet.

Hoet, Gerard, 1648-1733.
[between 1725 and 1739]
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Bible, O.T. Exodus XX.18. One man covers his ears with his hands in order to protect himself from the noise


[The Hague] : [P. de Hondt], [between 1725 and 1739]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark 35 x 42.7 cm


Exod: XX: 1-21 ... Dominus legem suam fert in Monte Sinaï. The promulgation of the Law in Mount Sinai. ... G. Hoet del. G. vander Gouwe(n) sculp.


Wellcome Library no. 2496671i

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Lettering in Hebrew, Latin, English, French, German and Dutch



  • Hebrew
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  • Latin
  • French
  • German
  • English

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