Sacrifice of Isaac (detail) — Caravaggio


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  1. Caravaggio captured the theme to perfection in this depiction. The fear on Isaac’s face suggest “child like” innocence (research suggests this a reoccurring theme in religious comparison). The fact that a sheep is next to Isaac shows the sacrifice, how the choice is there to disobey “God”.

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