Sacrifice of Isaac. Genesis. Pentateuch. (1854-55)
From: 'A collection of pen and ink drawings on pages from a sketchbook with captions in the artist's own hand'
Isaac bound to wood-covered altar, while Abraham, poised with knife in hand, is admonished by an oblique angel, pointing to a ram caught in the thicket. Abraham cries Halleluia in Hebrew. From a collection of pen and ink drawings on pages from sketchbook, with captions in artist's own hand.
Jewish Museum, London
Image courtesy of the Jewish Museum, London