St. Savin - Isaac Blessing Jacob.
Click to enter image viewer

Use the Save buttons below to save any of the available image sizes to your computer.
Download Thumbnail image:
Download Medium image:
Download Large image:
Title:St. Savin - Isaac Blessing Jacob
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)

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

Building:Abbaye de Saint-Savin

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

(Use this link to refer back to this image.)

Copyright Source:image donated by Jim Womack and Anne Richardson
Copyright Permission:Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0
Attribution:St. Savin - Isaac Blessing Jacob, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved February 29, 2024]. Original source: image donated by Jim Womack and Anne Richardson.
Record Number:33376 Last Updated: 2022-06-20 19:07:43 Record Created: 2003-10-17 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.