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

1771 Michel Audran, sale, Paris, July16, 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.

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1771 Michel Audran, sale, Paris, July16, 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.

1773 Pierre de Vigny, sale, April 1, 1773 [sale took place from Febrary 29 to April 5], lot 105 [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.

1986 Anonymous, sold by auction, Sothebys, Monaco, June 21, 1986, no. 244.

1989 Anonymous, sold by auction, Drouot, Paris, December 14, 1989, no. 155, [ill.].

1990 Anonymous, sale, Versailles, February 18, 1990, no. 90, [ill.].

1994 Anonymous, sold by auction, Drouot, Paris, December 9, 1994, no. 28, [col. Pl.].

1999 Anonymous, sold by auction, Drouot, Paris, June 25, 1999, no. 67, [ill.].

2001 Galerie La Scala, France, Paris, sold;

2001 - present Los Angeles County Museum of Art, United States, California, Los Angeles

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Bibliography

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  • Wintermute, Alan. ed., 1789: French art during the Revolution. New York : Colnaghi, 1989.
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