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Creator:
Richard Westall, 1765–1836, British
Title:
Moses Striking the Rock (Numbers 20:11)
Date:
before 1835
Medium:
Graphite on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 3/8 x 3 3/8 inches (13.7 x 8.6 cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches (18.4 x 13.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscription on back of mount: upper left: No 572 | 25 | Richard Westall. R.A. 1765 - 1836. | Illustrate Bible. Center: "Fairfax Murray Collection"

Signed in graphite, lower right: "R.W."; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.12.1
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
child | drinking | food | hats | hill | illustration | Moses striking water from the rock (Exodus 17:1-7; Numbers 20:2-13) | Old Testament | pot | religious and mythological subject | robes | water | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21512
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