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    Sale 5430

    Old Master & British Pictures

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 6

    Hispano-Flemish School, 17th Century

    Cain and Abel

    Price Realised  

    Hispano-Flemish School, 17th Century
    Cain and Abel
    oil on copper
    8¼ x 11 in. (21 x 28 cm.)


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    Cain and Abel, the first children of Adam and Eve, made offerings to God; Cain's offering from his harvested crop was rejected, while God accepted Abel's sacrifice of a lamb.

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