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Religion in Art: Old Testament

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Jacob's Ladder, from "Figures de la Bible" by Pieter de Hondt

1728
18th Century
13 5/8 x 8 1/2 in. (34.6 x 21.6 cm)

Bernard Picart, French, (1673–1733)

Object Type: PRINTS
Creation Place: Europe
Medium and Support: Engraving with Hand Coloring
Credit Line: Purchased with funds provided by John D. Rilling ('87) and Maureen Ryan Rilling ('88)
Accession Number: 14-G-3615
Label from “Between Heaven and Hades: Journeys in Renaissance and Baroque Prints”, La Salle University Art Museum, September 13 - December 15, 2017:

While resting on his journey to find a wife, the Old Testament prophet Jacob dreams that the sky opens up, a ladder appears, and angels busily shuttle between heaven and earth. Jacob interprets the miraculous vision as a portent to build a temple to God on this site.
Current Location: In Storage

Exhibitions


- Between Heaven and Hades: Journeys in Renaissance and Baroque Prints, Curated by Dr. Klare Scarborough and Dr. Susan Dixon, La Salle University Art Museum, September 13 - December 15, 2017.

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