Ink, tempera, and gold on parchment
Sheet: 18 x 16 cm (7 1/16 x 6 5/16 in.)
Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1949.535
The subject of this initial recounts the biblical story of the "stolen" blessing of Esau. The dying Isaac, old and blind, is approached by his son Esau, who seeks his blessing. Esau discovers that his twin brother, Jacob, had already obtained the irrevocable blessing through deception.
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