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Moses Striking the Rock
  • Henry Cook II, artist
    active early 1800s
    active: England, United Kingdom
    Nicolas Poussin
    1594–1665
    born: Les Andelys, France ; died: Rome, Italy
  • Moses Striking the Rock, early 1800s
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • engraving
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 138 x 208 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 270 x 360 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 3/8 x 8 3/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 5/8 x 14 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of Larry and Laurie Schwarm
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0030
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Description

Book illustration of a rather large crowd. There is a man with his arms raised in the lower left corner. There is a large rock in the center background. There is a male figure (identified as Moses) standing by the rock, touching it with a stick, causing water to come from the rock. There is another man holding a pitcher, catching the water as it falls from the rock.