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Title:St. Savin - Isaac Blessing Jacob (Detail)
Notes:Fresco on the lower south register of the nave, depicting Jacob stealing his brother Esau's blessing by disguising as his brother and presenting his father Isaac with a delicacy (a kid cooked by Rebecca)
Date:1040-1090
Building:Abbaye de Saint-Savin
City/Town:Vienne
Country:France

Scripture:Genesis 27:5-29
Person as Subject:Isaac (Biblical patriarch)
Jacob (Biblical patriarch)
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71C2741

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Attribution:St. Savin - Isaac Blessing Jacob (Detail), from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=33378 [retrieved September 26, 2016]. Original source: Images donated by Anne Richardson Womack, Vanderbilt University, and James T. Womack, Montgomery Bell Academy, Nashville, TN.
Record Number:33378 Last Updated: 2011-01-12 13:59:04 Record Created: 2003-10-17 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition

Bibliographic Source:Abbey of Saint-Savin, Vienne. Riou, Yves-Jean. Inventaire general, 1993.