The Oath of Brutus

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The Oath of Brutus

France, circa 1771
Paintings
Oil on canvas
25 7/8 x 31 5/8 in. (65.73 x 80.33 cm)
The Ciechanowiecki Collection, Gift of The Ahmanson Foundation (M.2000.179.18)
Currently on public view:
Ahmanson Building, floor 3 MAP IT
Ahmanson Building, floor 3

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Provenance

Barnett Hollander, London, in 1970. Andrew Ciechanowiecki, London, by 1973, sold 2000 to LACMA.

Bibliography

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