Mezzotint, very rare; sheet 310 x 240mm (12¼ x 9½"). Cut down from large sheet of three Old Testament scenes.
The biblical Patriarch Jacob dreaming of a staircase to heaven during his flight from Esau, as described in the book of Genesis. Originally this was part of a large (approx 48 x 73cm) sheet consisting of three scenes (the others being Moses on the Mountain and Elijah addressing God).
[Ref: 36933] £180.00