Birthright and Blessing

Rembrandt (van Rijn)   -  
Isaac blesses Jacob

Isaac lies on his bed and blesses Jacob who kneels with his hands stretched out toward his father. To the side, Rebecca is watching.


Source: Genesis, 27, 18-29  |  Portion: Toledot
Ink drawing   |  12.5x17.4
Formerly Galerie van Diemen, Berlin
Date : c. 1640
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The Flood
The Tower of Babel
Abraham`s trials
The Patriarchal Family
The Sacrifice of Isaac
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