"Abraham and the three angels", 17th century Roman school, oil on canvas attributed to Giovanni Battista Boncori, circa 1660.
The episode is taken from Genesis (18:1-11): "I will come to you in a year's time and Sarah, your wife, will have a son," says one of them.
Although she was very old, Sarah did indeed give Abraham a son, Isaac.
Original canvas, inventory or collector's mark on the back, small usual restorations.
19th century frame, gilt with gold leaf (dim. 1,98m x 1,45m).