Phillip Medhurst

Wisdom from a Gnostic Sage

Tag: Abraham

48_66 Headpiece to Galatians by Simon Brett

Wood engraving by Simon Brett (British b. 1943) in The Reader’s Digest Bible (illustrated edition) 1990

010  The Call of Abraham going to sacrifice his son Isaac

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 […]

009  Lot fleeing from Sodom

Lot fleeing from Sodom. 1810. Oil on panel. Unframed: 47 1/8 × 78 1/8 ins (119.7 × 198.4 cms); framed: 54 1/2 × 85 3/8 × 2 1/2 ins (138.4 × 216.9 × 6.4 cms). Detroit Institute of Arts.

08  Hagar and Ishmael

Hagar and Ishmael. 1776, reworked 1803. Oil on canvas. 76 x 54 1/2 ins (193 x 138.4 cms). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

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By (James) Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902. Gouache on board.

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By (James) Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902. Gouache on board.

By (James) Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902. Gouache on board.

Phillip Medhurst presents 046/788 James Tissot Bible c 1899 The Offering of Abraham Genesis 22:12 Jewish Museum New York. By (James) Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902. Gouache on board.

Phillip Medhurst presents 045/788 James Tissot Bible c 1899 Isaac bears the wood for his sacrifice Genesis 22:6 Jewish Museum New York. By (James) Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902. Gouache on board.

Phillip Medhurst presents 044/788 James Tissot Bible c1899 Hagar departs from Abraham Genesis 21:14 Jewish Museum New York. By (James) Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902. Gouache on board.