86 Works, RELIGIOUS ART – 58 Old Master Artists Portray The Life of Abraham, with footnotes, #10

Terah (Azar, in Arabic) the tenth in descent from Noah (Nuh), begat three sons, according to the Bible’s internal chronology, Abraham was born in the year 1948 from Creation (1813 BCE), Abram (Ibrahim ibn Azar), Nahor, and Haran. Haran begat Lot (who was thus Abram’s nephew), and died in his native city, Ur of the Chaldees. Abram married Sarai, who was barren…

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15 Works, June 25th. is Robert Scott Lauder’s day, his story, illustrated with footnotes #172

Robert Scott Lauder (1803–1869)
The Shepherdess

Oil on canvas
H 75 x W 111 cm
Paisley Museum and Art Galleries

Robert Scott Lauder RSA (25 June 1803–21 April 1869) was a Scottish artist who described himself as a “historical painter”. He was one of the original members of the Royal Scottish Academy…

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