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Alexandre Cabanel
FRENCH
REBECCA ET ELIÉZER
Estimate
50,00070,000
LOT SOLD. 161,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
72
Alexandre Cabanel
FRENCH
REBECCA ET ELIÉZER
Estimate
50,00070,000
LOT SOLD. 161,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

19th Century European Art

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Alexandre Cabanel
1823 - 1889
FRENCH
REBECCA ET ELIÉZER
signed ALEX CABANEL- and dated 1883 (lower left)
oil on canvas
22 1/2 by 37 3/4 in.
57.1 by 95.8 cm
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Provenance

John W. Mackay, New York (commissioned directly from the artist in 1883)
Private Collection, Michigan and Florida (possibly acquired in Europe circa 1950)
Thence by descent to the present owner

Exhibited

Paris, Exposition triennale, 1883, no. 131

Literature

Claude Vento (pseudonym of Alice Laincel), Les Peintres de la femme, Paris, 1888, pp. 208-9
Armand (Inventoire Armand), Inventaire des dessins, photographies et gravures relatifs à l'histoire générale de l'art: Légués au département des Estampes de la Bibliothèque nationale par M. A. Armand, rédigé par M. François Courboin, Lille, 1895, vol. 1, nos. 10374, 10375, illustrated
Jean Nougaret, "Alexandre Cabanel. Sa vie, son oeuvre, essai de catalogue," unpublished dissertation, Montpellier, 1962, p. 169, no. 419
Jean Nougaret, "Chronologie," Alexandre Cabanel, 1823-1889, La tradition du beau, exh. cat., Musée Fabre de Montpellier, 2010, p. 445 and in the "Catalogue sommaire de l'oeuvre peint d'Alexandre Cabanel," p. 472, no. 420, the engraving illustrated  

Catalogue Note

A recent selective cleaning of the painting has revealed various areas of the artist’s original palette.

19th Century European Art

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New York