In the centre is a golden calf with figures dancing around it.
The Adoration of the Golden Calf by Nicolas Poussin, by 1634
© National Gallery, London
- Oil on canvas
- 153 x 213 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £5,000 ( Total: £10,000)
- Acquired in:
- Lord Radnor
Aaron invites the people to worship while Moses descends the mountain and lifts a tablet above his head.
Amadeo del Pozzo, Marchese di Voghera of Turin; by 1685 Chevalier de Lorraine; 1710 Benigne de Ragois de Bretonvillers; 1741 bt from Samuel by Sir Jacob Bouverie; his successor became the Earl of Radnor.