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Title:

Rebecca and Eliezer at the well

Maker:

Poussin, Nicolas; painter; after; French artist, 1594-1665

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

after 1648
The date above is that of the painting in the Louvre (no. 704).

School/Style:

French

Production
Note:

Apparently a contemporary copy of the Louvre picture (C. Geoffroy).

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, canvas, 50.2, cm
width, canvas, 79.4, cm
, frame, cm
, frame, cm
, frame, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1816; Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount

Provenance:

(?) coll. C.A. de Calonne, sold London, Skinner and Dyke, fourth day, 28 March 1795 (15)

Documentation:

Earp, F. R.. 1902. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): p. 160
reproduced

Goodison, J. W.. Sutton, Denys. 1960. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. I, French, German and Spanish.Cambridge (Cambs.): p. 190-191

Moes, E. W.. n.d.. Overgedrukt uit het Bulletin van den Nederlandschen Oudheidkundigen Bond 4e Jaargang No. 4.Amsterdam:
(review of the Earp catalogue) Moes suggests that this is the picture in the Colonne sale, 4th day, 28 March 1795 (15)

Accession:

Object Number: 316
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 2873; input: 2000-03-10; modified: 2017-01-09)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/2873





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