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Creator:
Richard Westall, 1765–1836, British
Title:

Moses Bringing the Ten Commandments from Mount Sinai (Exodus 34:29)

Additional Title(s):

Moses Descending with the Renewed Tables

Part Of:

Collective Title: Illustrations of the Bible

Date:
before 1835
Medium:
Graphite on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 1/8 x 3 1/4 inches (13 x 8.3 cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 7 1/8 x 5 1/4 inches (18.1 x 13.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscription on back of mount: upper left: No 572 | 12 | Richard Westall. R.A. 1765 - 1836. | Illustrate Bible. Center: "Fairfax Murray Collection"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.12.2
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
clouds | illustration | men | Moses comes down with the new tablets and is awaited by Aaron and the assembled people, who notice that 'his face is shining' (Moses' face is depicted with rays of light or with horns) | Old Testament | religious and mythological subject | robe | staff | surprise | tablets
Associated Places:
Africa | Mûsa, Gebel
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21513
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