About the creation

The sacrifice of Isaac

Artist name: Rembrandt (van Rijn)

An angel hugs Abraham who holds the knife in his left hand, away from Isaac. Isaac kneels beside Abraham, his eyes covered by his father’s hand. Abraham looks back towards the angel.

Source: Genesis 22

Technique: Engraving

Location: Staatliches Museum, Schwerin

Date: 1655

Dimensions: 15.8 x 13.3