Jacob Wrestles with God

Book Title: Biblia ectypa : Bildnussen auss Heiliger Schrifft Alt und Neuen Testaments in welchen alle Geschichte und Erscheinungen deutlich und schrifftmässig zu Gottes Ehre und andächtiger Seelen erbaulicher Beschauung vorgestellet werden. Mit Röm. Kayserl. Mayest: aller gnädigst-ertheilten Privilegio neu hervorgebracht von Christoph Weigel, Kupferstecher in Augspurg

Author: Weigel, Christoph, 1654-1725

Image Title: Jacob Wrestles with God

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Description: After sending his family ahead of him (background), an angel appears to Jacob and wrestles with him throughout the night. Two sets of initials have been placed in the bottom left (G.C.E.) and right (L.H.) corners.

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