Phillip Medhurst

Wisdom from a Gnostic Sage

Tag: Book of Genesis

01_66 Headpiece to Genesis by Sarah van Niekerk

Wood engraving by Sarah van Niekerk (British 1934-2018) in The Reader’s Digest Bible (illustrated edition) 1990

015  Jacob blessing Ephraim and Manasseh the sons of Joseph

Jacob blessing Ephraim and Manasseh the sons of Joseph. 1766-68. Oil on canvas. 39 7/8 × 51 ins (101.3 × 129.5 cms); frame: 47 5/8 × 58 7/8 × 3 ins (121 × 149.5 × 7.6 cms). Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, U.S.A.

014  Jacob tending Laban's sheep

Jacob tending Laban’s sheep. Painting. Location unknown.

013  Jacob tending Laban's sheep.

Jacob tending Laban’s sheep. Lithograph after the original drawing of the same subject by Benjamin West in the Prints Division of the New York Public Library, which is signed and dated, “B. West 1783”. (The lithograph was possibly intended for inclusion in the album “Specimens of Polyautography of 1803”.) Morgan Museum and Library, New York.

8. Esau and Jacob Presented to Isaac

The Birth of Jacob and Esau (Jacob and Esau presented to Isaac). c1796. Oil on canvas. 72 x 101 ins. War Memorial Chapel, Bob Jones University, Greenville, South Carolina, U.S.A.

011  Isaacs servant trying the bracelet on Rebekahs arm

Isaac’s servant trying the bracelet on Rebekah’s arm. 1775. Oil on canvas. Height: 124 cms (48.82 ins), Width: 160 cms (62.99 ins). Yale Center for British Art, U.S.A.

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.

007  Noah sacrificing after the Deluge

Noah and his Family sacrificing. c1801 (unfinished). c1800. Oil on canvas. 72 x 138 ins (182.9 x 350.5 cms). The San Antonio Museum of Art.