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