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Moses Striking the Rock

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Rome (?, published)

  • Date:

    1545-1577 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lafréry, Antonio, born 1512 - died 1577 (published by)
    Lucchese, Michele Greco, born 1529 (engraver)
    da Caravaggio, Polidoro (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.1330

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 61

Physical description

Moses Striking the Rock; Set against a backdrop of rocks and olive(?) and palm trees, Moses strikes at a rock, from which water gushes. He is surrounded by a group of people, one of whom holds a banner; Engraving print on paper; With the address of A. Lafrerij.

Place of Origin

Rome (?, published)

Date

1545-1577 (made)

Artist/maker

Lafréry, Antonio, born 1512 - died 1577 (published by)
Lucchese, Michele Greco, born 1529 (engraver)
da Caravaggio, Polidoro (artist)

Materials and Techniques

engraving print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

A. Lafrerij
Address of.

Descriptive line

Moses Striking the Rock; After Polidoro Caldara da Caravaggio; Engraving print on paper; By Michele Greco Lucchese; Published by Antonio Lafréry; Italy; 1545-1577.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Landscapes (representations); Banner; Rocks; People; Palm tree; Dog; Trees

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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