The Raising of Lazarus

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The Raising of Lazarus

France, circa 1711
Paintings
Oil on canvas
39 1/8 x 63 1/2 in. (99.38 x 161.29 cm)
The Ciechanowiecki Collection, Gift of The Ahmanson Foundation (M.2000.179.4)
Currently on public view:
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Provenance

Possibly (sale, Paris, 29 March 1763, lot 54). Thomas Theodoor Cremer, Rotterdam (sale, Rotterdam, Leen, 16 April 1816, lot 48: “De opwekking van Lazarus....
Possibly (sale, Paris, 29 March 1763, lot 54). Thomas Theodoor Cremer, Rotterdam (sale, Rotterdam, Leen, 16 April 1816, lot 48: “De opwekking van Lazarus. Eene uitvoerige schets van het stuk, t’welk zich in de kerk van St. Martin te Parijs bevind. Bekend uit de prent gegraveerd door Audran. Doek, Hoog 36, Breed 60 duimen” [The Raising of Lazarus. A detailed sketch of the piece found in the Church of St. Martin in Paris. Known by the print engraved by Audran. Canvas, 36 x 60 thumbs], sold for fl. 80 to); Herriston. Delancey (sale, London, Phillips, 17 June 1830, lot 62: “A sketch of the Raising of Lazarus, and the engraving,” bought in for £0.10). Van Meldert (sale, Mechelen, Belgium, Elst, 17 May 1837, lot 140, “Très belle esquisse représentent la résurrection de Lazarre,” sold for 5 frs to); van Bredael. Andrew Ciechanowiecki, London, by 1994, sold 2000 to; LACMA.
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Bibliography

  • Schnapper, Antoine. Jean Jouvenet (1644-1717) et la peinture d’histoire à Paris. Paris: Léonce Laget, 1974. p. 213 (possibly the preliminary sketch sold in Paris 29 March 1763, no. 54, mentioned in reference to the painting at the Louvre)
  • Schnapper, Antoine. Jean Jouvenet (1644-1717) et la peinture d’histoire à Paris. Paris: Léonce Laget, 1974. p. 213 (possibly the preliminary sketch sold in Paris 29 March 1763, no. 54, mentioned in reference to the painting at the Louvre)
  • Walch, Peter, , Joanna R. Barnes,  J. Patrice Marandel. French Oil Sketches and the Academic Tradition. New York : American Federation of Arts in association with the University of Pennsylvania Press, 1994.
  • Marandel, J. Patrice.  French oil sketches from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 17th century - 19th century.  Los Angeles:  The Ahmanson Foundation, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2002.
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