Wrestling (Jacob and Angel)

The scene is described in the book Genesis (32:22-31). Some consider the theme as the struggle of human beings against the perverse side of their condition.

A cena vem descrita no livro Genesis (32:22-31). Há quem considere o tema como a luta dos seres humanos contra o lado perverso da sua condição.

Léon Bonnet (1833-1922)-'Jacob wrestling with the Angel'-1876

Eugène Ferdinand Victor Delacroix (1798-1863)-'Jacob wrestling with the Angel'-oil and wax paints, plaster   Paris-Église de Saint Sulpice

Alexandre Louis Leloir (1843-1884)-'Jacob wrestling with the Angel'-1865

Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606-1669)-'Jacob wrestling with the Angel'-oil on canvas-ca 1659    Berlin-Gemäldgalerie

Gustave Doré (1832-1883)-'Jacob wrestling with the Angel'-engraving-1866    from Holy Bible

Gustave Moreau (1826-1898)-'Jacob wrestling with the Angel'-watercolor-1878    Paris-Musée Gustave Moreau

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