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Pencil Drawing - Dalziels' Bible Gallery - Jacob hears the Voice of the Lord - Sketch of Jacob

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1906P828
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1865c - 1865c

Maker Information

Artist:Frederick Sandys - View biography for Frederick Sandys


This is sketch for Sandys illustration 'Jacob hears the Voice of the Lord' published in Dalziels' Bible (1881). The main figure of Jacob is identical in pose to 1906P827 but Sandys has added other elements of the composition, including the clouds emanating strong light, symbolising the voice of God.

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1906.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style: Biblical
Medium:Pencil on paper.

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Height:190 mm
Width:152 mm