Revealed Religion : Benjamin West. 010 of 100 Bible images
The Call of Abraham going to sacrifice his son Isaac. c1799. Oil on canvas. 20 5/8 x 29 1/8 inches. Wichita Art Museum. It is likely that this painting was commissioned by William Beckford for Fonthill Abbey. Beckford’s financial reverses in 1823 resulted in the auction of the Fonthill art collection which included this painting by West.