Sacrifice of Isaac Images

Choir Capital (c.1100): Abraham and Isaac

An angel stops Abraham (who has disappeared from the left side) from sacrificing his son Isaac, who is bound and sitting on a throne, smiling at the viewer. Romanesque capital from the ambulatory around the choir of the abbey church, dating probably to the early 12th century (the church was built 1088-1130). Credit: Holly Hayes. .

Image ID
3437
Title
Choir Capital (c.1100): Abraham and Isaac
Caption
An angel stops Abraham (who has disappeared from the left side) from sacrificing his son Isaac, who is bound and sitting on a throne, smiling at the viewer. Romanesque capital from the ambulatory around the choir of the abbey church, dating probably to the early 12th century (the church was built 1088-1130).
Coordinates
46.4346660° N, 4.6594100° E
Places Depicted
Resolution
5000 x 3375 px
File Type
jpg
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Focal Length
93 mm
ISO
1600
Date Created
June 2, 2008
Date Uploaded
December 30, 2009
Credit
Holly Hayes