The Israelites gathering Manna

Originally a predella panel (now transferred to canvas) to one side of 'The Institution of the Eucharist' (also in the Collection).

Moses, depicted to the left with Aaron, instructs the starving Israelites to gather the small pellets of bread (manna) which fell from heaven.

Key facts

Artist dates
active 1479; died 1496
Full title
The Israelites gathering Manna
Date made
probably 1490s
Medium and support
Tempera on canvas, transferred from wood
28.9 x 63.5 cm
Acquisition credit
Bought, 1886
Inventory number
Location in Gallery

Other paintings in the group: Two Panels from a Predella

Ercole de' Roberti
probably 1490s
Ercole de' Roberti: 'The Institution of the Eucharist'