St. Savin - Angel's Blessing of Abraham; Isaac's Inheritance.
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Title:St. Savin - Angel's Blessing of Abraham; Isaac's Inheritance
Notes:Fresco on the lower south register of the nave depicting the blessing of Abraham by the angel of the Lord and Abraham giving all that he has to Isaac.

Donated by James T. Womack and Anne Richardson, Nashville, TN.

Building:Abbaye de Saint-Savin

Scripture:Genesis 25:5
Person as Subject:Abraham (Biblical figure)
Isaac (Biblical figure)
General Subject:Angels
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71C131

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Copyright Source:image donated by Jim Womack and Anne Richardson
Copyright Permission:Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0
Attribution:St. Savin - Angel's Blessing of Abraham; Isaac's Inheritance, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved June 19, 2024]. Original source: image donated by Jim Womack and Anne Richardson.
Record Number:33090 Last Updated: 2022-06-20 18:59:42 Record Created: 2003-10-03 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition

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