Abraham`s trials

Benjamin West   -  
Hagar and Ishmael

Hagar holds the child Ishmael by her knee. Ishmael opens his mouth in his thirst, while jars of water lie empty at their feet. Hagar looks up toward the angel who hovers above her and points to a well (unseen in the painting).


Source: Genesis 21  |  Portion: Vayera
Oil on canvas   |  193 x 138.4
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Date : 1776
Creation
Garden of Eden
Cain and Abel
The Flood
The Tower of Babel
Abraham`s trials
The Patriarchal Family
The Sacrifice of Isaac
Birthright and Blessing
Jacob`s dream
Jacob`s struggles
Judah and Tamar
Joseph
The Life of Moses
The Life of Miriam
The Burning Bush
Parting of the Red Sea
Matan Torah
The Golden Calf
The Desert Wanderings
Women in the Book of Judges I
Women in the Book of Judges II
David
Elijah
Ezekiel
Jonah
The Story of Job
Song of Songs
Ruth
Esther
Alphabet
Cherubim
The Temple and the Ark