About the creation

Jacob seeking forgiveness of Esau

Artist name: Victors Jan

In a desert landscape, Jacob kneels with a hand on his chest, looking anxiously toward an unseen Esau. In his other hand he holds his staff. Behind him are his wives, children, servants and livestock.

Source: Genesis 33

Technique: Oil on canvas

Location: Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis

Date: 1652

Dimensions: 196.22 x 207