Master drawings and prints of dramatic scenes from the Hebrew Bible, from Adam and Eve to David and Goliath.

The exhibition showcases some of the most outstanding works on paper from the Christ Church collection, including one of the most coveted Old Master drawings in existence, The Meeting of Jacob and Rachel by Hugo van der Goes (1437-82). This large composition depicts one of the most important love stories of the Old Testament, symbolising the origins of the twelve tribes of Israel.

Christ Church Picture Gallery

Christ Church, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 1DP

01865 276 172


Opening times


Mon, Wed–Sat, 10.30am–1pm, 2pm–4.30pm,

Sun 2pm–4.30pm.


Mon, Wed–Sat, 10.30am–5pm

Sun 2–5pm


Mon–Sat, 10.30am–5pm

Sun 2pm–5pm

Free entry with National Art Pass

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