Phillip Medhurst

Wisdom from a Gnostic Sage

Tag: Samuel

029  Saul and the witch of En-dor

Saul and the witch of Endor. 1777. Oil on canvas. 50.5 x 65.1 cms. Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, New Haven.

028  Hannah presenting Samuel to Eli in the temple

Hannah presenting Samuel to Eli in the temple. Painting. Location unknown.

027  Hannah presenting Samuel to Eli in the temple

Hannah presenting Samuel to Eli in the temple. 1800. Oil on canvas. Overall: 13 1/4 × 17 1/4 ins (33.7 × 43.8 cms); frame: 19 9/16 × 23 3/4 × 2 3/8 ins (49.7 × 60.4 × 6 cms). Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.

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

The paintings were reproduced in “La Sainte Bible : Ancien Testament . . . / Compositions par J.-James Tissot”; with preface by A. D. Sertillanges. 2 vols. 40 plates; 360 illustrations to text. Paris: M. de Brunoff & Cie, 1904. Illustration was completed after Tissot’s death in 1902 by Henri Bellery-Desfontaines, Auguste François Gorguet, Charles Hoffbauer, Louis van Parys, Michel Simonidy and British artist G. Scott.

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

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

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

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

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

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