Jacob Impersonates his Brother Esau to Trick his Blind Father into Giving him Esau’s Blessing. After Leaving Town to Escape Retribution and to Find a Wife, He Sleeps Outside and Has a Nighttime Dream Visitation Regarding National Destiny. The Next Morning, he Anoints with Oil the Rock where the Visitation Occurred. A Bit Later, He Pushes Off the Stone Lid of a Well in Order to Water the Flock Being Tended by Rachel, whom he Hopes to Marry. Then, After 14 Years’ Labor for Rachel’s Father Laban, and After his Subsequent Marriage to Rachel (which is his Second Marriage, since Laban Tricked him into First Marrying Rachel’s Older Sister Leah), and a Further 7 Years of Labor, He Places Spotted Rods into a Trough as Part of a Scheme to Swindle Laban Out of the Most Potent Goats.
All works on this page 2017-2019.
Except where noted below, these are colored pencil, about 20"-30" in the long direction.
"Esau and Jacob..." and "Jacob Impersonates..." are colored pencil, 40" wide.
"The First of All Those Who Play on the Lyre and the Pipe", "Flood" "The Waters Abated from the Earth", and "Noah" are oil pastel, around 40" wide.