Cain and Abel

Unknown artist   -  
Holkham Bible Picture Book (Add. 47682, f.5r): The sacrifices of Cain and Abel

Below, Adam instructs his sons to make God offerings from their occupations.

Above, Adam, arms and legs crossed, explains to Abel on the left, kneeling before the burning altar on which he has offered a lamb, and to Cain, baling his unsuccessful wheat offering on the right, the portent of their trial.


Portion: Bereshit
Color illustration
British Library, London
Date : c. 1320 - 1330
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