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An angel rescues Hagar and Ishmael in the wilderness. Engraving by C. Simonneau after A. Sacchi.

Sacchi, Andrea, 1599?-1661.
Date
[between 1729 and 1742]


About this work

Description

Bible. O.T. Genesis 21.16. Hagar has decided that she cannot bear to watch Ishmael (her child by Abraham) perish from thirst, but an angel appears and points to a spring in the wilderness

Publication/Creation

[Paris] : [publisher not identified], [between 1729 and 1742]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark 22.2 x 24 cm

Lettering

Agar. Tableau d'André Sacchi, qui est dans le cabinet de Mr. Crozat. Peint sur toile, haut de 26 pouces, large de 36, gravé par Charles Simonneau.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2819199i

Lettering note

Bears number: 116

Type/Technique

Languages

  • French


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