Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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The Rod of Moses Turning into a Serpent
  • Georg Lemberger
    circa 1495–circa 1540
    born: Nuremberg, Germany ; died: Magdburg, Germany
  • The Rod of Moses Turning into a Serpent, circa 1536
  • Niederdeutsche Bibel (Lower German Bible)
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • woodcut, hand coloring, gold heightening
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 121 x 139 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 340 x 225 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 4 3/4 x 5 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 3/8 x 8 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1997.0355.01
Label Text

Figure on right addresses king and a group of figures on the left near a city gate. Serpent squirms on ground between them.