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Adolphe Bracony (active in Paris during the 19th century) after Eustache Le Sueur
NOLI ME TANGERE
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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

Adolphe Bracony (active in Paris during the 19th century) after Eustache Le Sueur
NOLI ME TANGERE
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Adolphe Bracony (active in Paris during the 19th century) after Eustache Le Sueur
NOLI ME TANGERE
signed and inscribed lower left: 'ABracony. D'après LESUEUR.' / 'Musée de LOUVRE' ('AB' in ligature)
inscribed by the artist on the reverse of the stretcher: 'ABracony Peintre 9 rue de Calais Paris'

oil on canvas, unframed


This composition is based on a painting by the 17th-century French artist Eustache Le Sueur, today in the Musée du Louvre, Paris (inv. no. 8018), datable to 'circa' 1651.Le Sueur was one of the founders of the French Academy of Painting, and was known primarily for his religious subjects. 'Noli me tangere' is the Latin version of a phrase spoken, according to John 20:17, by Christ to Mary Magdalen when she recognised Him after His Resurrection.

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Unframed: 145 x 120.2 cm.; 57 x 47 1/4 in.
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