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Death of Abel, (painting)

Artist:
Lotti, Carlo
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 24
Size 4 feet 5 inches by 5 feet 2 inches. "And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the Lord. And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock, and of the fat thereof. And the Lord had respect unto Abel, and to his offering. But unto Cain, and his offering, he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell. And Cain talked with Abel his brother; and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother and slew him."--Genesis, chap. iv. 3d to 8th verses. [Pp. 26-27.]
Great Exhibition of Religious Paintings, by the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, at the Artists' Fund Hall, Chestnut, above Tenth Street. December, 1843. Price 12 1/2 cents. Philadelphia: Printed for the Academy. 1843.
Topic:
State of Being--Death--Murder
Figure group--Male
Literature--Bible
Religion--Old Testament--Abel
Religion--Old Testament--Cain
Control number:
AECI 01980023
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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