Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Moses and the Burning Bush and the Coming of the Three Kings

Artist:
Medalist: Hans Reinhart the Elder (German, Dresden ca. 1510–1581 Leipzig)
Date:
1538
Culture:
German
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
Diameter: 2 3/4 in. (70 mm)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.129.4
Not on view
Signature: On reverse, on end of manger: conjoined HR

Inscription: Obverse: (in exergue) DOMINVS.MOYSI.DE.RVBRO / .LOQVITVR.ET.IN.EGIPTVM / MITTIT.AD.PHARONEM / EXOD..III (and IV.) [trans.: The Lord speaks to Moses from the Bush, and sends him to Pharaoh. Exod. III and IV.]

Reverse: (in exergue) INVENERUNT.PUERVM.CVM.MARIA. / ADORAVERVNT.ET.OBTVLE/RVNT/MVNERA.AVRVM. / THVS.ET.MIRRA. / MATT.11; (on dividing bar of exergue, between slipped 4-foils) MDXXXVIII
[ Lippmann , until 1912; sold to MMA ]
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