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The Sacrifice of Isaac

Maker:
Attributed to the weaving workshop funded by William Sheldon (Barcheston, Warwickshire and Bordesley, Worcestershire)
Artist:
Related to a composition by Cornelis Bos (Netherlandish, Hertogenbosch ca. 1510?–before 1566 Groningen)
Artist:
Related to a woodcut by Bernard Salomon (French, ca. 1508–ca. 1561)
Date:
probably made between 1561 and 1613
Culture:
British, probably Barcheston or Bordesley
Medium:
Silk, wool, silver-thread (27-29 warps per inch, 12 per cm.)
Dimensions:
H. 8 1/2 x W. 11 3/4 inches (21.6 x 29.8 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.1282
Not on view
Inscription: (upper and lower borders) HAVE.A.STRONGE.FAITH.IN.GOD.ONELY/NOT .THIS.BVT.THY.GOOD.WILL
[ sale, Christie's, London , July 31, 1928, no. 44; sold to Smith ] ; Miss Mary H. Smith (from 1928) ; Colonel Henry Howard (before 1929–34) ; [ sale, Sotheby's, London , May 11, 1934, no. 159; sold to Benjamin ] ; Benjamin (in 1934) ; Irwin Untermyer , New York (1934–1964; to MMA)
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