The Sacrifice of Isaac

Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo Italian

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An angel keeps Abraham from sacrificing his son Issac, as God had commanded him to do as a test of his faithfulness. The loose paint handling and daring composition of this painting are very similar to works by his father Giovanni Battista Tiepolo. It was probably painted when both artists worked together on the decoration of the Residenz at Würzburg.

The Sacrifice of Isaac, Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (Italian, Venice 1727–1804 Venice), Oil on canvas

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