Jacob Wrestling with the Angel  

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Name: Jacob Wrestling with the Angel
Medium: Bronze
Date Made: 1950
Dimensions: 077*029*024
Cast: 4 of 6
Bible in Sculpture Lecture
Cain
Jacob Wrestling with the Angel Sketch
Jacob's Ladder
Job 1
Sanctum

This figure represents a stylistic breakthrough to abstraction and pre-empts Herman Wald’s last period. It depicts a crucial scene in the Bible, in which Man wrestles with God. After this struggle Jacob’s name became Israel. Herman Wald’s angel plunges down from heaven like a flame. The heads of the two opponents meet in a central fusion of the human and the divine.

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