Eugène Delacroix

Columbus and his son at La Rábida



Eugène Delacroix - Columbus and his son at La Rábida

Literature

Johnson 265

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 605


Provenance

Commissioned by Anatoly Nikolaievich Demidov (1812-1870), prince of San Donato, near Florence
his sale, 26 boulevard des Italiens, Paris, 21 February 1870, nr. 25
purchased by Edouard André, Paris
purchased 30 November 1887 by Arnold & Tripp, Paris
sold 1 December 1887 to E. Secrétan (died 1899), Paris
his sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 13 July 1889, nr. 13
purchased by Durand-Ruel et Cie., New York and Paris
with M. Knoedler & Co., London, New York, and Paris, by 1890
Peter A.B. Widener (1834-1915), Philadelphia, and Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, by 1892
sold 1910 to M. Knoedler & Co., London and New York, and P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, New York, and Paris
sold to Galerie Georges Petit, Paris
Ferdinand Blumenthal (died 1914), Paris, by 1912
Count Cecil Pecci-Blunt (died 1965), Paris
sold 6 July 1929 to Alex Reid & Lefevre, London one third shares with La Peinture Contemporain, Lucerne, and Peinture Contemporaine, Paris
sold 9 February 1932 to Chester Dale (1883-1962), New York
bequest 1963 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1963.10.127

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Eugène Delacroix Horses Fighting in a Stable
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Eugène Delacroix
Columbus and his son at La Rábida
1838
90.4 x 118.3 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated lower left: Eug. Delacroix. 1838.
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Chester Dale Collection