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The adoration of the bronze snake

Bronzino1540/1545

Palazzo Vecchio Museum

Palazzo Vecchio Museum

The fresco immortalizes another very important moment in Jewish history: the moment in which Moses places a bronze serpent, pronouncing that whoever looks at it will be safe from the terrible bite of the snakes sent by God to punish the people of Israel for their lack of faith. Photo: Rabatti & Domingie

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  • Title: The adoration of the bronze snake
  • Date Created: 1540/1545
  • painter: Agnolo Bronzino
  • Theme: biblical subject
  • Physical Dimensions: w60 x h78 cm (Complete)
  • Period: Mannerism
  • Original title: L'Adorazione del serpente di bronzo
  • Type: fresco painting
  • Rights: Comune di Firenze, Comune di Firenze

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