Abraham and Isaac
oil on canvas (328 × 285 cm) — 1542-44
Museum Santa Maria della Salute, Venice
This work is linked to Genesis 22:10
An angel stops Abraham from killing his son Isaac.
The painting is now in the church of Santa Maria della Salute in Venice. It was originally made as a ceiling painting for the Santo Spirito in Isola. Titian made two other ceiling paintings for that church, one on Cain and Abel and one on David and Goliath.