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Border with the Sacrifice of Isaac:Angel
Border with the Sacrifice of Isaac:Angel
Abraham is poised to strike the blow to Isaac, testifying to his desire to fulfill the Lord's command that he sacrifice his son Isaac, but an angel appears and stops him.


Simon Bening
Flemish, Bruges, about 1525 - 1530
Tempera colors, gold paint, gold leaf, and ink on parchment
6 5/8 x 4 1/2 in.
MS. LUDWIG IX 19, FOL. 191