The Punishment of Korah and the Stoning of Moses and Aaron (detail 2) 1481-82 Oil Painting - Sandro Botticelli

The Punishment of Korah and the Stoning of Moses and Aaron (detail 2) 1481-82

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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "The Punishment of Korah and the Stoning of Moses and Aaron (detail 2) 1481-82", originally brought to life by the talented Sandro Botticelli. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to Sandro Botticelli and his artistic vision.

    Owning this piece is more than just decoration - it's a statement of your refined taste in art. Let the vibrant colors and intricate details of this replica serve as a daily reminder of the beauty in our world. Elevate your decor and appreciate the richness of art with our replica of this masterpiece.

  • Painting Description

    "The Punishment of Korah and the Stoning of Moses and Aaron (detail 2)" is a fresco painted by the renowned Italian Renaissance artist Sandro Botticelli between 1481 and 1482. This work forms part of a series of frescoes created by Botticelli and other artists for the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City, under the commission of Pope Sixtus IV. The series was intended to depict events from the lives of Moses and Christ, highlighting parallels between the Old Testament and the New Testament, and thereby illustrating the continuity of the Christian faith from Judaism.

    Botticelli's contribution to this series, "The Punishment of Korah and the Stoning of Moses and Aaron," is particularly notable for its dramatic representation of rebellion and divine retribution. The fresco illustrates the biblical story from the Book of Numbers (Chapter 16), where Korah, a Levite, along with Dathan, Abiram, and 250 community leaders, challenge the authority of Moses and Aaron. God's response to this challenge is swift and severe, as the earth opens up to swallow Korah and his followers, signifying divine punishment for their rebellion.

    In this specific detail of the larger fresco, Botticelli masterfully captures the tension and drama of the moment. His use of vivid colors, dynamic compositions, and expressive figures conveys the chaos and fear among the rebels as they face divine wrath. The artist's attention to detail, from the expressions of the figures to the intricate folds of their garments, showcases his skill in narrative storytelling through visual means.

    Botticelli's work on the Sistine Chapel frescoes, including "The Punishment of Korah and the Stoning of Moses and Aaron," reflects the broader cultural and religious context of the Renaissance period. It exemplifies the era's interest in classical antiquity, biblical themes, and the human condition, as well as the patronage of the arts by the Catholic Church as a means of religious expression and instruction.

    Today, Botticelli's frescoes in the Sistine Chapel remain a testament to the artist's genius and the enduring power of religious art to communicate complex narratives and evoke profound emotional responses. "The Punishment of Korah and the Stoning of Moses and Aaron (detail 2)" stands as a significant work within Botticelli's oeuvre, illustrating not only his mastery of fresco technique but also his deep engagement with the spiritual and moral questions of his time.

  • Lead Time & Shipping

    When you order this oil painting replica, it typically takes 2-3 weeks to paint. If the artwork is more complex, it might need a little more time to ensure the best quality. Once it's ready, we'll send you a photo for your approval. After you give the green light, we'll ship it to you for free.

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