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The angel intervenes as Abraham prepares to sacrifice Isaac. Engraving by S.A. Bolswert, c. 1620, after T. Rombouts.

Rombouts, Theodoor, 1597-1637.
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Bible. O.T. Genesis 22.9-13. The ram is in the bushes on the right. The two men depicted on the left are referred to in Genesis 22.3

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; image 37.6 x 41.1 cm

Lettering

Perillustri ac reverendissimo domino D. Antonio Triest Gandaven. Episcopo, evergemen. Comiti, S. Bavonis domino, S. Maiest. A consilio status, etc. Magni patriarchae Abrahae sacrificium suo penicillo adumbratum L.M.Q.DD. Th. Rombouts. Fida patris, gnatiq Deo parere voluntas Promta, sui victrix, dum se et sua protinus offert, victima nulla Deo gratum mage fudit odorem. Theodoor Rombouts pinxit. S. a. Bolswert sculpsit

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Wellcome Library no. 20451i

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