On a mountain top a youth stands, his head raised and arms outstretched, looking toward heaven in prayer. His whole body is straining upward and his soul invokes the great power beyond to send him blessing. His hands, with every finger apart, almost clutch at the air, as if they wanted to force the God invoked to come down and fill him with all the wonders of the heavens. Those words which Jacob in his fight with the Lord in mid-stream during the night uttered, they are here visualized: "I will not let Thee go, except Thou bless me."
(Reprinted from the 1926 Catalogue of the Miniature Sculptures of Louis Rosenthal as displayed by the Gallery of P. Jackson Higgs, 11 East 54th Street, New York)
Height: 1 1/2" (just under one and a half inches, not including base). Bronze.
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