• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 651

    AN ENGLISH SILK EMBROIDERY PANEL DEPICTING THE SACRIFICE OF MANOAH

    17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ENGLISH SILK EMBROIDERY PANEL DEPICTING THE SACRIFICE OF MANOAH
    17TH CENTURY
    THE SCENE SHOWING A KID BURNING ON AN ALTAR WITH ARCHANGEL GABRIEL ABOVE AND MANOAH'S WIFE KNEELING BEFORE IT, MANOAH SHOWN PARTIALLY ON THE RIGHT EDGE, WITH WILD ANIMALS AND A MANSION IN THE BACKGROUND
    25.5 X 32 CM.


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    THIS SCENE SHOWS GABRIEL FORETELLING MANOAH'S WIFE OF THE BIRTH OF SAMSON AND THE DELIVERANCE OF THE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL FROM THE PHILISTINES.

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