Cain and Abel

Meister Bertram   -  
Grabow Altarpiece: Cain slaying Abel

Satanic Cain, clothed in red, wields a gigantic jawbone, about to deliver the death blow to the blue-clad Abel, who raises his hands pleading for mercy.


Source: Genesis 4  |  Portion: Bereshit
Tempera on wood   |  172 x 169
Kunsthalle, Hamburg
Date : 1375 -  1383
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