Moses and the Burning Bush, with Moses Removing His Shoes
Attributed to Dierick Bouts the Elder, Netherlandish (active Louvain), c. 1415 - 1475
Two separate but related events from the life of Moses (Exodus 3:1–5) are depicted here: Moses, a shepherd tending his flock, sees a burning bush that fire does not consume, and God appears in the bush and instructs Moses to remove his shoes because the ground upon which he stands is holy.
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