Moses Striking the Rock, Jan Steen
Jan Steen
Moses Striking the Rock
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Jan Steen

Moses Striking the Rock, ca. 1648 – 1653


Dimensions
53.8 x 43.9 x min. 0.6 cm
maximum depth
1.1 cm
Physical Description
Oil on oak
Inventory Number
1096
Acquisition
Acquired in 1874
Status
Not exhibited

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Moses Striking the Rock
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Oil on oak
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Signiert unten in der Mitte: JSteen (JS ligiert)

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum
Acquisition
Acquired in 1874

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Associated Persons and Institutions
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Altes Testament, Exodus 17,6
  • Bibel, Altes Testament, Numeri 20,10-11

Iconclass

Primary
  • 71E1263 Moses strikes the rock twice in front of the assembled people and water gushes out; the people quench their thirst
  • 46C131 riding a horse, ass, or mule; rider, horseman
Secondary

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03.09.2019