"See no. 16. Illustrating the deception practiced upon Isaac by Rebekah and her favorite son. " and Isaac said unto Jacob, 'come near, I pray thee, that I may feel thee, my son, whether thou be my very son esau or not.' and Jacob went near unto Isaac his father; and he felt him. . . . and he said, 'art thou my very son, esau.' And he said, 'I am.' and he came near, and kissed him: . . . and blessed him. - Genesis XXVII." [P. 70; see serial 03860016 for commentary on artist. Ellipses appear
Illustrated Catalogue of Works of Art in the Art Building of the Southern Exposition at Louisville, Ky. August 16 - October 25, 1884. Prepared by Charles M. Kurtz, Director of the Art Department. Editor of National Academy Notes and the Art Union Magazine. Published for the Art Committee by John P. Morton and Company.
Artist professional affiliation: Royal Academician.