Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
River gods
Census of ancient art known to the RenaissanceKnown PrototypesRome, Palazzo SenatorioNile (facing left)
River god stopping river
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Geography
The earthRivers Nile
The earthRivers Jordan
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
MuralsVatican City, Palazzi Vaticani, Logge (1518-1519)
Old Testament
Josue (A.V. Joshua) The Crossing of the Jordan (Jos. 3:1 - 5:12) The waters of the Jordan recede, standing at the side like mountains (Jos. 3:16-17)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio) (1483-1520)
DATE
1518 - 1519
LOCATION
Vatican City, Palazzo Apostolico, Logge
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
10a
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Rumer Godden, The Raphael Bible, London 1970, p. 173
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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