Abraham’s Oak

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Copied Henry Ossawa Tanner, Abraham's Oak, 1905, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Robbins, 1983.95.185
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Artwork Details

Title
Abraham’s Oak
Date
1905
Dimensions
21 3828 58 in. (54.472.8 cm)
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Robbins
Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Religion — Old Testament — Abraham
  • Landscape — tree — oak tree
Object Number
1983.95.185

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