Antique religious painting from the 17th century, The Sale of the Birthright

Antique Italian painting from the second half of the 17th century. Artwork oil on canvas depicting the biblical subject, The sale of the birthright. Painting that develops horizontally of beautiful size and proportion, for antique dealers, interior decorators and collectors of ancient sacred art. The Bible reports that the patriarch Isaac had two sons, first Esau and later Jacob. Esau sold his brother his birthright for a pot of pottage and thus forfeited the right to his father's deathbed blessing. In fact, Jacob had put on his clothes and deceived Isaac, who was now blind but recognized his children by their smell. The painter also places in the painting the figure of his mother Rebecca (see photo) who indulges her favorite son. Painting that has undergone a conservative restoration, relined, replacement of the frame and color recovery in various points (see photo). Painting with various signs of aging and restoration, overall in fair condition. To be restored.

Sizes: H 87 x L 118 x P 3 cm

Technique: Oil on canvas

Age: 17th century

Cod: 10542

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