Abraham's Sacrifice

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

General Description

Date: 1862
Subject: An angel is flying down and arresting Abraham's arm; a ram is pictured at the lower left.


◦ R. Glynn Grylls, Portrait of Rossetti, Appendix G.

◦ Sewter, DGR's Designs for Stained Glass, 421

◦ Sewter, Stained Glass of William Morris, 68.

Scholarly Commentary


Two installations of this stained glass window are known: one in the Holy Trinity Church, Bingley, Yorks., dating from 1862, the other in Peterborough Cathedral, dating from 1873. The original drawing has not been traced.

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