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Jacob's Ladder by William Blake

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Jacob's Ladder by William Blake

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William Blake : Jacob's Ladder, c.1799-1807. Pen and grey ink and watercolour. 

'Jacob's Ladder (Hebrew: סולם יעקב Sulam Yaakov) is a ladder leading to heaven that was featured in a dream the biblical Patriarch Jacob had during his flight from his brother Esau in the Book of Genesis.

'The significance of the dream has been debated, but most interpretations agree that it identified Jacob with the obligations and inheritance of the Jewish people chosen by God, as understood in Abrahamic religions.'

 

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Withered Tree Bearing Apples Labelled with Sins; Representing the Life of Sin. - c. 1870

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A withered tree bearing apples labelled with sins; representing the life of sin - c. 1870, after J. Bakewell.

"The tree of death. But a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. St Mat. VII. 17. Cut it down, why cumbereth it the ground? St Luke XII. 7 ..."

Wellcome:

At the base of the tree is written "Unbelief"; on the trunk, "Pride Selfwill". The tree divides into three main branches, 1. "Lust of the flesh", 2. "Pride of life" and 3. "Lust of the eye". Beginning from the bottom, each branch treated separately: 1: "Lasciviousness. Fornication. Drunkenness. Adultery. Anger. Idleness. Incest." 2 [divided into two branches; left:]: "Cursing. Vain glory. Despising good men. Scoffing at religion. Boasting. Denying the Lord. Blasphemy. Lying. Murder. [Second branch:] Swearing. Self love. Blasphemy. Backbiting. Deism. Hatred." 3: "Mistrust. Love of pleasure. Love of the world. Love of money. Envy. Deceit. Theft. Extortion." In the lightning above: "Wrath".

 

£45.00 GBP

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The Tree of Intemperance - 19th Century

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The Tree of Intemperance - 19th Century

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The tree of intemperance, showing diseases and vices caused by alcohol - 18--.

"The tree of intemperance. Wine is a mocker; strong drink is raging, and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise. Proverbs, XX, 1. At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder. Prov. XXIII, 3 ? For the glutton and drunkard shall come to poverty, and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags. Prov. XXIII, 21."

New York (115 Nassau St.) : Currier and Ives, [between 1800 and 1899]

The roots of the tree are formed by snakes inscribed "Wine", "Gin", "Rum" and "Brandy". The big snake around the trunk is inscribed "Alcohol". The trunk is inscribed "Disease", a left branch "Poverty", the lower right branch "Insanity", and the upper right branch "Misery". The building in the background is inscribed "Poor House" and the building on the right (a prison) "The way of the transgressor is hard." Extensive lettering lists the evils of alcohol on each of the apples - Wellcome

 

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The Flood of Noah by William de Brailes - 1250

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The Flood of Noah by William de Brailes - 1250

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The Flood of Noah by William de Brailes - c. 1250

 



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Angel of the Revelation by William Blake - ca. 1803–5

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Angel of the Revelation (Book of Revelation, chapter 10) by William Blake - ca. 1803–5

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The Parable of the Wise and Foolish Virgins by William Blake - c. 1799–1800

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The Parable of the Wise and Foolish Virgins by William Blake - c. 1799–1800

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Behemoth and Leviathan by William Blake - 1826

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Behemoth and Leviathan by William Blake - 1826

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Behemoth and Leviathan by William Blake - 1826

 

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The Temptation and Fall of Eve by William Blake - 1808

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The Temptation and Fall of Eve by William Blake - 1808

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William Blake : The Temptation and Fall of Eve (Illustration to Milton's Paradise Lost), 1808, watercolour, Museum of Fine Art, Boston.

£80.00 GBP

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Jonah and the Whale, Folio from a Jami al-Tavarikh (Compendium of Chronicles)

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Jonah and the Whale, Folio from a Jami al-Tavarikh (Compendium of Chronicles), Iran, ca. 1400 , Ink, opaque watercolour, gold, and silver on paper The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC.

      £50.00 GBP