[Abraham offering up his son Isaac] [37, 18, 36]
Etching, sheet 190 x 155mm (7½ x 6"). Trimmed inside platemark.
Abraham leads Isaac to his sacrifice, pointing to the heavens as he guides his son. Scene from Genesis (22:7). Posthumous impression of an etching by Thomas Worlidge (1700-66). After Worlidge's death, his prints were republished by his widow who added additional numbers to the plates to correspond with the numbers in the catalogue of Worlidge's prints which she produced. The 'English Rembrandt', Worlidge (1700-66) was a pupil of Alessandro Maria Grimaldi, whose daughter Arabella he married.
W36; D2. See BM 1925,0511.185. Ex: Collection of the Late Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
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