Abraham Preparing to Sacrifice Isaac.
 Blake, William, 1757-1827

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Title:Abraham Preparing to Sacrifice Isaac
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"For Blake, inspiration and vision are not to be learned: they can only be received. You either have them or you do not. He distrusted learning, artifice, the acquisition of skills, the attainments of reason...But he knew his Bible initmately, and professed himself a Christian." [from English Spirituality: From 1700 to the Present Day, by Gordon Mursell. Westminster John Knox Press, 2001, p. 53]

Date:1783
Artist:Blake, William, 1757-1827
Building:Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
City/Town:Boston
State:MA

Scripture:Genesis 22:1-18
Person as Subject:Abraham (Biblical patriarch)
Isaac (Biblical patriarch)
Lectionary links:AProp08
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General Subject:Sacrifice of Isaac
ICONCLASS Number:71C13131

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Attribution:Blake, William, 1757-1827. Abraham Preparing to Sacrifice Isaac, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=50248 [retrieved December 9, 2016]. Original source: http://www.mfa.org/.
Record Number:50248 Last Updated: 2016-02-16 13:49:26 Record Created: 2007-03-14 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition

Bibliographic Source:English spirituality: from 1700 to the Present Day
Author:Mursell, Gordon
Publisher:Westminster John Knox Press
Date:2001