The falling of the Manna


Palazzo Vecchio Museum

Palazzo Vecchio Museum
Firenze, Italy

The fresco shows the moment in which the Jews - engaged in the long crossing of the desert that will last forty years - are rescued by God who sends the manna from heaven, helping them to survive during the journey. Photo: Rabatti & Domingie


  • Title: The falling of the Manna
  • Creator Lifespan: 1503 - 1572
  • Creator Nationality: Italian
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: Firenze
  • Creator Birth Place: Firenze
  • Date Created: 1540/1545
  • painter: Agnolo Bronzino
  • Theme: biblical subject
  • Physical Dimensions: w175 x h300 cm (Complete)
  • Period: Mannerism
  • Original title: La caduta della Manna
  • Type: fresco painting
  • Rights: Comune di Firenze, Comune di Firenze

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