One from a series of Brussels tapestries depicting the scenes from the life of the Prophet Abraham, from Genesis, chapters 12-24, woven in the workshop of Willem Pannemaker, perhaps after designs by Pieter Cocke van Aelst. The scene depicted is the Departure of Abraham.


  • Title: The Departure of Abraham
  • Creator: Pieter Coeck van Aelst
  • Creator Lifespan: 1502-1550
  • Location: Hampton Court Palace, Great Hall
  • Rights: Royal Collection Trust / © His Majesty King Charles III 2023
  • Art Form: Tapestry

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