Isaac on the Altar
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)
Incised on back of stack of logs: "Randolph Rogers, Rome."
Inscribed on front of base: "Abraham lay not thy hand upon the lad."
Gift of Mary S. Croxson
(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.
This item is not on view
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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