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© The Estate of Michael Rothenstein. All rights reserved 2011/Bridgeman Art Library. Presented, 1973. Museums Sheffield
Journey to the Promised Land
Date Made/Found: 1938
Artist: Michael Rothenstein , British, 1908 - 1993
Material and Medium: oil and tempera on canvas
Dimensions: Sight size: 1209 x 1209mm Overall: 1400 x 1400 x 43mm
Department: Visual Art
Accession Number: VIS.4192
Michael Rothenstein made several biblical themed paintings in the late 1930s using images of figures wearing contemporary clothes. This particular work refers to the biblical story of the Israelites’ journey from captivity in Egypt to freedom in Canaan, also known as the ‘promised land’.
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