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Fight of Jacob with an Angel

Artist name: Spychalski Jan

Standing on a ramp with his back to the viewer, Jacob, wearing a red athlete’s tunic, wrestles with a giant winged angel dressed in white. While Jacob grabs the angel’s wings and tries to overcome him, the angel’s eyes are closed calmly.

Source: Genesis 32

Technique: Oil on canvas

Location: National Museum, Poznan

Date: 1946

Dimensions: 90 x 74