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Creator:
Sir James Thornhill, 1675–1734, British
Title:
Jacob's Dream
Date:
1705
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 64 1/2 x 27 1/2 inches (163.8 x 69.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.626
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
angels | Bible | clouds | dog (animal) | dream | heaven | ladder | light | man | Old Testament | religious | religious and mythological subject | sleeping | stone | sun | the dream of Jacob: while sleeping on the ground with a stone for pillow Jacob sees a ladder reaching from earth to heaven with angels going up and down; usually with God at the top of the ladder | water | wings
Access:
Not on view
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Painting in England 1700-1850 - From The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon (Yale University Art Gallery, 1965-04-15 - 1965-06-20)

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Painting in England 1700-1850 from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, The Royal Academy of Arts Winter Exhibition 1964-65., , Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, 1964, p. 9 (v.1), no. 23, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA)

Yale University Art Gallery, Painting in England, 1700-1850, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, [exhibition at] Yale University Art Gallery, April 15-June 20, 1965. , vol. 1, W. Clowes and sons, New Haven, 1965, p. 50 (v.1), no. 188, ND466 Y35 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1089
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