The Sacrifice of Isaac

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The Sacrifice of Isaac

France, 1860
Paintings
Oil on board
18 1/2 x 23 1/2 in. (46.99 x 59.69 cm)
The Ciechanowiecki Collection, Gift of The Ahmanson Foundation (M.2000.179.40)
Not currently on public view

Provenance

Michel Audran (sale, Paris, 16 July 1771, lot 303, Notre Seigneur faisant la Fraction du Pain. Il est à mi-corps, petite nature; sa tête est vue presque de face, regardant en haut....
Michel Audran (sale, Paris, 16 July 1771, lot 303, Notre Seigneur faisant la Fraction du Pain. Il est à mi-corps, petite nature; sa tête est vue presque de face, regardant en haut. Ce Tableau, peint sur toile, par Jean Restout. 21 pouces de haut, sur 16 pouces 6 lignes de large, sold for 36 livres). Pierre de Vigny (sale, 1 April 1773 [sale took place from 29 Feb. to 5 Apr.], lot 105, as Notre Seigneur rompant le pain, 21 pouces sur 17 [0.56 x 0.46 cm], described as a demi-figure sur toile, sold for 31 livres). Anonymous (sale, Monaco, Sothebys, 21 June 1986, no. 244). Anonymous (sale, Paris, Drouot, 14 Dec. 1989, no. 155, ill.). Anonymous (sale, Versailles, 18 February 1990, no. 90, ill.). Anonymous (sale, Paris, Drouot, 9 Dec. 1994, no. 28, col. Pl.). Anonymous (sale, Paris, Drouot, 25 June 1999, no. 67, ill.). [Galerie La Scala, Paris, sold 2001 to]; LACMA.
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Bibliography

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