Moses displays the brazen serpent to his ailing people. Etching by J. Mynde, 1737.
- Mynde, James, 1702-1771.
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The avenging serpents here are winged, while the healing serpent is entwined around a pole with a crossbar and an arrowhead, a mixture of crucifix and Asklepios's rod. John 3.14: "As Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up"