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Pieter Lastman: Abraham Casting Out Hagar and Ishmael

Pieter Lastman ca. 1583 – 1633

Abraham Casting Out Hagar and Ishmael

oil on panel (48 × 71 cm) — 1612 Museum Kunsthalle, Hamburg

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This work is linked to Genesis 21:14

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When Abraham's wife Sara bears him a child at a very advanced age, Abraham decides to get rid of his slave-girl Hagar and their son Ishmael. Here the two are sent into the desert.

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Title: Pieter Lastman: Abraham Casting Out Hagar and Ishmael
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First published: 27 September 2005
Last modified: 16 April 2007