St. Savin - Isaac Blessing Jacob (Detail).
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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)

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

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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. [retrieved July 24, 2021].
Record Number:33378 Last Updated: 2020-12-14 16:17:24 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.