Hagar and Ishmael
Another Fine Quality Print from Martin2001

Print  Specifics:
  • Type of print: Steel engraving - Original antique print
  • Year of printing: not indicated in the print - actual 1856
  • Original Artist: Bartholomew
  • Publisher: George Virtue, London
  • Condition: 1 (1. Excellent - 2. Very good - 3. Good - 4. Fair)
  • Dimensions: 9 x 12 inches, including blank margins (borders) around the image.
  • Paper weight: 1-2 (1. Thick - 2. Heavier - 3. Medium heavy - 4. Slightly heavier - 5. Thin)
  • Reverse side: Blank

  • Green color around the print in the photo is a contrasting background on which the print was photographed.
  • 1 inch = 2,54 cm.
Hagar, in the Old Testament, was the concubine of the patriarch Abraham and mother of Ishmael. Hagar was the handmaid of Abraham's wife, Sarah, who, because she was barren, gave Hagar to her husband in the hope of producing heirs. When Hagar conceived a child, however, Sarah became jealous and regretted her decision. To escape Sarah's persecution, Hagar was forced to flee into the desert. Reassured by an angel, she returned to bear Abraham a son, Ishmael. Eventually Sarah conceived and bore a child, who was named Isaac. After Isaac's birth, Sarah persuaded Abraham to drive Ishmael and his mother away. They wandered into the desert, where an angel appeared to them and prophesied greatness for Ishmael.
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