Abraham Offering Up His Son Issac

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Date:1800 - 1820 (c.)

Description:This is an oil painting on canvas depicting a story from the Old Testament in which Abraham offers up his son Isaac to be sacrificed when an angel, seen in the top left corner of the painting, appears and stops him. It is fairly unusual for a religious scene to be depicted in British Folk Art. It was painted by the English School and dates from between 1800 and 1820. Framed size Height 569mm, Width 515 mm, Depth 35 mm.


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Source: Compton Verney House Trust

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