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Maker(s):Bouzonnet-Stella, Claudine after Nicholas Poussin
Culture:French (1636 - 1697)
Title:Moyse exposésur le Nil / The Exposition of Moses
Date Made:1672
Materials:etching printed in black on paper
Place Made:France
Measurements:sheet: 25 in x 43 3/8 in; 63.5 cm x 110.1725 cm; image: 21 7/8 in x 29 1/4 in; 55.5625 cm x 74.295 cm
Narrative Inscription:  inscribed in plate, at lower left: N. poussin pinxit ex musaeo ant. Stella parisijs, at lower center: Moyses infantulus in Carecto ripae Nili a parentibus expositus, exod. cap. 2, at lower right: Claudia Stella sculp. et excud. cum Priuil.Regis 1672
Accession Number:  SC 2008.11
Credit Line:Purchased with the Elizabeth Halsey Dock, class of 1933, Fund and the Josephine A. Stein, class of 1927, Fund in honor of the class of 1927
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art

landscape, large city in distance, water in mid-distance with curving shore moving to foreground, large trees on either side of figures, man and child at right waking away from kneeling woman pushing a basket with a child in it into the water as another woman points into distance and puts her finger over her lips, another man with laurel wreath sits on ground leaning on a sphinx

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