Eugene Delacroix

The Abduction of Rebecca



Eugene Delacroix - The Abduction of Rebecca

Literature

Johnson 284

introduction by Gary Tinterow, Masterpieces of European Painting, 1800-1920, in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; New Haven, 2007, nr. 39


Provenance

Collot, Paris, by 1846–52
his sale, Hôtel des Ventes Mobilières, Paris, 28 May 1852, nr. 11
M. T. . ., Brussels, until 1856
his sale, Hôtel des commissaires-priseurs, Paris, 9 February 1856, nr. 12, to Bouruet-Aubertot
with Jean-Hector Bouruet-Aubertot, Paris, 1856–68, sold June 1868 to Durand-Ruel and Brame
with Durand-Ruel and Hector Brame, Paris, 1868, in equal shares, sold in June 1868 to Gavet
Émile Gavet, Paris, from 1868
Edwards, Paris, until 1870
his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 7 March 1870, nr. 7, to Sabatier
Raymond Sabatier, Paris, 1870–83
sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 30 May 1883, nr. 12 to Petit for Goldschmidt
?E. Secrétan
Salomon Goldschmidt, Paris, 1883–88
his estate sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 17 May 1888, nr. 34, to Knoedler for Lyall
David C. Lyall, Brooklyn, 1888–died 1892
his estate sale, American Art Association, New York, 10 February 1903, nr. 96, to Durand-Ruel
with Durand-Ruel, New York, 1903, sold half-share on 26 February to Knoedler
with Durand-Ruel and Knoedler, New York, 1903, sold on 2 March to MMA

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 03.30

Other works by Eugène Delacroix


Eugène Delacroix Lady Macbeth Sleepwalking
Lady Macbeth Sleepwalking
1849-50

Eugène Delacroix Marfisa and Pinabello's Lady
Marfisa and Pinabello's Lady
1850-52

Eugène Delacroix Evening after a Battle
Evening after a Battle
c. 1824-26

Eugène Delacroix Jacob Wrestling with the Angel
Jacob Wrestling with the Angel
1849-61

Eugene Delacroix
The Abduction of Rebecca
1846
100.3 x 81.9 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated lower right: Eug. Delacroix / 1846
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection, Wolfe Fund, 1903