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Jacob is taken to the cave in the field of Machpelah by a mournful procession; he wants to die in the spot bought by Abraham. Etching by L. du Guernier after L. Chéron.

  • Cheron, Louis, 1655-1725.
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Genesis 49-50. On Abraham's long negotiations in buying the burial ground, see Genesis 23

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1 print : etching ; image 10.9 x 16.4 cm

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L. Chéron delin. Lud. Du Guernier sculp.

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Wellcome Library no. 18340i


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