[Abraham offering up his son Isaac]
Etching, platemark 195 x 155mm (7¾ x 6"). Ink stains top left and right (possibly to cover up etched numbers 37 and 18); good impression and margins.
Abraham offering up his son Isaac, as recounted in the Hebrew Bible. God asked Abraham to sacrifice Isaac, before preventing him from doing so at the last minute, having received proof that he is god-fearing. Etching by Thomas Worlidge (1700-66), 'the English Rembrandt' and a pupil of Alessandro Maria Grimaldi, whose daughter Arabella he married. Lifetime impression.
State i/iii; W36; D2
[Ref: 32777] £110.00