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."
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Gift of Mary S. Croxson
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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
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(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.
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