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Noah and his family make a sacrifice to God after the flood. Etching by W.H. Egleton, 18--, after N. Poussin.

Poussin, Nicolas, 1594?-1665.
Date
[between 1800 and 1899]
Reference
2819195i
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Description

Bible. O.T. Genesis 8-9. God smells the "sweet savour" of Noah's sacrifice and sets his "bow in the cloud" as a sign of his covenant with Noah's people

Publication/Creation

London ; Paris : Fisher, Son & Co., [between 1800 and 1899]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 11.3 x 16.3 cm

Lettering

"And Noah builded an altar unto the Lord." Le sacrifice de Noë. Genesis VIII.20. I. Mose VIII.20. Painted by Poussin. Engraved by W.H. Egleton.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2819195i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English
  • French


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