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Grabow Altarpiece: Cain slaying Abel

Artist name: Meister Bertram

Satanic Cain, clothed in red, wields a gigantic jawbone, is about to deliver the death blow to the blue-clad Abel, who raises his hands, pleading for mercy.

Source: Genesis 4

Technique: Tempera on wood

Location: Kunsthalle, Hamburg

Date: 1375

Dimensions: 172 x 169