Hayman used contemporary reports of Egyptian antiquities to create an "authentic" atmosphere for his setting of the Bible story.

From The creation of color in eighteenth-century Europe by Sarah Lowengard

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  • European: 1400-1800
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  • Francis Hayman, Finding of the Infant Moses, 1746. Hayman used contemporary reports of Egyptian antiquities to create an "authentic" atmosphere for his setting of the Bible story.