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Isaac on the Altar

Randolph Rogers

American Art

  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES Modelled 1863–1864
    DIMENSIONS With Base: 79 1/4 x 26 1/8 x 22 1/2 in. (201.3 x 66.4 x 57.2 cm) Statue: 41 5/8 x 18 1/2 x 20 in. (105.7 x 47 x 50.8 cm)  (show scale)
    SIGNATURE Incised on back of stack of logs: "Randolph Rogers, Rome."
    INSCRIPTIONS Inscribed on front of base: "Abraham lay not thy hand upon the lad."
    COLLECTIONS American Art
    ACCESSION NUMBER 18.180a-b
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mary S. Croxson
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION (a) White marble statue of young boy kneeling with hands bound together with rope and placed on raised proper left knee; head turned to proper right; strap over proper right shoulder holds animal skin loosely around waist; kneels on square stack of small logs. (b) Tall, square pedestal base of gray marble with molding around top and bottom edges. Condition: Good; several scratches and large chips around edges of base.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Randolph Rogers (American, 1825–1892). Isaac on the Altar, Modelled 1863–1864. Marble, With Base: 79 1/4 x 26 1/8 x 22 1/2 in. (201.3 x 66.4 x 57.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mary S. Croxson, 18.180a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 18.180_bw.jpg)
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