Balaam and the Ass

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Balaam and the Ass

Balaam and the Ass is a 1626 painting by the Dutch artist Rembrandt, dating from his time in Leiden and now in the Musée Cognacq-Jay in Paris.

It portrays the biblical account of the talking ass debating with diviner Balaam.


Balaam's Donkey (Numbers 22:21-34)


  • Steven M. Nadler: Rembrandt's Jews, University of Chicago Press, 2003 ISBN 0226567370