Phillip Medhurst

Wisdom from a Gnostic Sage

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Phillip Medhurst presents 021/788 James Tissot Bible c 1899 Noah’s Sacrifice Genesis 8:20 Jewish Museum New York

Phillip Medhurst presents 021/788 James Tissot Bible c 1899 Noah’s Sacrifice Genesis 8:20 Jewish Museum New York

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

Phillip Medhurst presents 020/788 James Tissot Bible c 1899 The Dove returns to Noah Genesis 8:11 Jewish Museum New York

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Phillip Medhurst presents 018/788 James Tissot Bible c 1899 The animals enter the ark Genesis 7:14-15 Jewish Museum New York. By (James) Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902. Gouache on board.

Phillip Medhurst presents 017/788 James Tissot Bible c 1899 Noah builds the ark Genesis 6:14 Jewish Museum New York. By (James) Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902.

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

The Rood

 

A tree is butchered into beams,

Torn flesh emblematised,

As Jesse’s rod is re-conceived –

Delivered cruciform.

 

Adorned with jewels, hung with gold,

The ark becomes a rood.

A flotsam of humanity

Drowns in a sea of blood.