The Adoration of the Golden Calf

Oil on canvas | 153.4 x 211.8cm | 1633-4

Nicolas Poussin

In this scene from the Book of Exodus, a large gathering of Israelites worship a life-size statue of a golden calf, or what is actually a bull, which represents the Egyptian bull-god Apis. They have decided to worship a different, pagan god while the...
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