The Sacrifice of Isaac

Rembrandt (van Rijn)   -  
Abraham`s Sacrifice

Abraham covers Isaac`s face with his hand, exposing Isaac`s throat as he lies bound on an altar. He looks up as the angel grabs Abraham`s hand causing his knife to fall. 


Source: Genesis 22  |  Portion: Vayera
Oil on canvas   |  158 x 117
Hermitage, St. Petersburg
Date : 1635
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