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  • Title: Jacob's Dream
  • Creator: Sir James Thornhill, 1675–1734, British
  • Date Created: 1705
  • Physical Dimensions: 64 1/2 x 27 1/2 inches (163.8 x 69.9 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: stone, heaven, light, man, water, sun, wings, angels, dog (animal), clouds, religious, Old Testament, sleeping, Bible, the dream of Jacob: while sleeping on the ground with a stone for pillow Jacob sees a ladder reaching from earth to heaven with angels going up and down; usually with God at the top of the ladder, religious and mythological subject, ladder
  • External Link: See this work of art on the Yale Center for British Art website
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Repository Name: Yale Center for British Art
  • Credit Line: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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