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This series of five films on the theme of Crossing Borders, our Art and Religion theme for 2021–22, highlights diverse perspectives on topical subjects including migration, gender, materials, and faith in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic contexts. With Orazio Gentileschi’s two paintings, 'The Finding of Moses' and 'The Rest on the Flight into Egypt', as inspiration, the film’s contributors make connections with topics including the Dutch painter Jan Steen, the Jewish Talmud, the Victorian poet Christina Rossetti and an Islamic lamp in the Wallace Collection. The five films are by members of our Interfaith Sacred Art Forum and its Sacred Art in Collections pre-1900 Network.

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A closer look at Orazio Gentileschi's 'The Finding of Moses'
See Orazio Gentileschi's painting through the eyes of four contributors: a priest, a rabbi, a curator and an artist.
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