Cain & The Death of Abel | William Blake | 1790

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This painting "Cain and The Death of Abel" by William Blake, circa 1790, depicts the biblical scene where Cain, overcome with jealousy, kills his brother Abel. The dramatic composition captures Cain in a moment of intense emotion, standing over Abel's lifeless body. A ray of light breaks through dark clouds in the background, highlighting the gravity and significance of the event. The scene is set against a backdrop of rugged mountains and an altar with a smouldering offering, emphasizing the spiritual and moral undertones of the story. The painting is framed in an ornate, gilded frame that enhances its classical and historical significance. This painting is in excellent original condition and is presented in a gilt frame, ready to hang.


Measurements: 23" x 19" inches framed approx.