About the creation

The Finding of Moses

Artist name: Veronese Paolo

Pharaoh’s daughter’s maid shows her the baby Moses, by the banks of a river crossed by a bridge. Pharaoh’s daughter, dressed majestically, is assisted by her servants. To the left a black servant holds the ark in which Moses was concealed. To the right, ladies in waiting and a little person consult and look on.

Source: Exodus 2

Technique: Oil on canvas

Location: National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

Date: 1570