The Golden Calf

Nicolas Poussin   -  
The adoration of the golden calf

Israelites dance wildly around a golden calf on a large pedestal as Aaron stands next to it and pointing. At the left, on a distant hill, Moses holds the Tablets of the Law above his head as he and Joshua descend toward the crowd


Source: Exodus 32  |  Portion: Ki Tissa
Oil on canvas   |  154 x 214
National Gallery, London
Date : c. 1634
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