Eugene Delacroix

The Abduction of Rebecca

Eugene Delacroix - The Abduction of Rebecca

Eugene Delacroix
The Abduction of Rebecca
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


Catalogues raisonnés
Johnson 284

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


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

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Eugène Delacroix Bathers

Eugène Delacroix Ugolino and His Sons in the Tower
Ugolino and His Sons in the Tower

Eugène Delacroix Autumn Landscape, Champrosay
Autumn Landscape, Champrosay

Eugène Delacroix Lady Macbeth Sleepwalking
Lady Macbeth Sleepwalking

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