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Santa Maria Maggiore: Nave Mosaic (c. 435): Isaac Blesses Jacob

Nave Mosaic (c. 435): Isaac Blesses Jacob

Isaac blesses Jacob (Genesis 27). On the left is a garden; on the right is Rebecca and an attendant. Bottom: mostly destroyed, but Isaac is visible on the left. Detail of mosaic in the nave, set up by Pope Sixtus III (432-40). Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome, Italy.