Moses
This painting is part of the group: The Santa Croce Altarpiece

The Old Testament prophet Moses, looking to the right, displays a scroll inscribed with an extract from the story of the burning bush (Exodus 3:2).

This panel is a pinnacle (third from the right) from the high altarpiece of S. Croce, Florence. It was situated above 'Saint James the Major and Saint Philip' (Berlin, Gemäldegalerie).

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
documented 1317-27; died possibly 1329
Full title
Moses
Group
Date made
possibly 1325-8
Medium and support
Egg tempera on wood
Dimensions
55 x 31.4 cm
Acquisition credit
Bought, 1983
Inventory number
NG6484
Location in Gallery

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