Moses Head  


Name: Moses Head
Medium: Bronze
Date Made: 1936
Dimensions: 079*035*047
Cast: 4 of 6
Bible in Sculpture Lecture
Jacob Wrestling with the Angel Sketch
Jacob Wrestling with the Angel
Jacob's Ladder
Job 1

Moses played a pivotal role in the complex relationship between Herman Wald and his religious roots.Moses epitomizes the delivery of the Israelites from slavery to freedom. Yet as a sculptor Herman Wald, in his own words, had a bone to pick with the greatest Jewish leader of all times because of his commandment: “Thou shalt not make unto thee a graven image”, stating ruefully: “ and with the same breath he took a chisel and carved it into stone.”

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