Crossing the Red Sea
- Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper with cream chine collé
- Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 23 5/8 × 33 7/8 inches (60 × 86 cm), Chine collé: 23 × 33 1/8 inches (58.4 × 84.1 cm), and Image: 19 1/8 × 29 7/8 inches (48.6 × 75.9 cm)
Paul Mellon Collector's mark, verso
Lettered, lower left: "PAINTED BY FRANCIS DANBY, A.R.A."; lettered, lower right: "ENGRAVED BY G.H.PHILLIPS"; lettered, lower center: "London, Jany 1, 1829, Published by M. Colnaghi No.23, Cockspur Street Charring Cross"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- cliff | cloud | Jewish | light | Moses lifts up his rod and the water divides (Red Sea); the angel of God and the pillar of cloud move to the rear | possession | prophet | rock | sea | shoreline | staff | storm | tidal wave
- Associated Places:
- Egypt | Red Sea
- Associated People:
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George H. Phillips, active 1819–1825, British, Crossing the Red Sea, 1829
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