DOLCI, Carlo
(b. 1616, Firenze, d. 1687, Firenze)


Oil on canvas, 40 x 30 cm
Galleria Palatina (Palazzo Pitti), Florence

Moses gazes rapt and hollow-cheeked at a private vision like any penitential Christian saint. Only two spots of blue paler than the surrounding background - the "horns" of light spoken of in the Bible - identify him.