Oxford,The Manor House at Clifton Hampden
25 - 26 September 2000
English School, circa 1740
Moses holding the tablet with the Ten Commandments
oil on canvas laid down on board, within a feigned gilded niche, unframed
104 x 44½in. (265 x 113cm.)
The Chapel, St. Mary, Noseley, Leicestershire.
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A Moses of similar size was painted on a cut-out board in the early 18th century for St. Swithin, London Stone, and is now in the Victoria & Albert Museum (C. Graham, Dummy Boards and Chimney Boards, London, 1988, p.10).
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