Artist French
  • The Sacrifice of Abraham
Date ca. 1730
Medium black chalk with white chalk on tan laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 20 1/4 × 16 7/16 inches (51.4 × 41.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1SDR226
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, in red ink, lower right: WB (Lugt 2604)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, on mount, verso, upper center: [indecipherable]
Inscribed, on mount, verso, lower right: Rubens
Inscribed, in pen and brown ink, on mount, verso, lower left, vertically: Muraour
William Bates (London, England).
March, 1889, sold by (Sotheby's, London, England).
James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Italian, French, English, and Spanish Drawings and Watercolors. Cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. New York, 1992, pp. 228-229, no. 109.