""le Sacrifice De Noé " "The Sacrifice of Noè "French school of the XVIIth century" "The Sacrifice of Noah" Oil on canvas of the first half of the XVIIth century Circle of Nicolas Poussin (Les Andelys 1594- Rome 1665) Dimensions of the canvas 88 x 64 Old frame 102 x 78 Lining old and application of protective varnish. Provenance: Private Roman Collection. Very interesting work and particularly animated by the expessions and theatrical poses of the many characters represented. They are the eight survivors of the human race who descend from the Ark after the Universal Flood with all species of animals. In addition to the Biblical Patriarch, the three sons Sem, Cam and Jafet and their respective thorns are on the right of the cleat, in an attitude of devotion. The colors are beautiful and have remained very vivid. The scene from Genesis chap. 20 is described where Noah disembarked from the Ark with all the species of animals, as ordained by God, built an altar and offered sacrifices in his honor. From the Book of Genesis, chap. 8.15-20 FIMA CINOA certificate of authenticity Insured and tracked shipment with packaging in wooden case. www.antichitaischia.it Do not hesitate to send all your questions by e-mail email@example.com.