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Abraham and the Angels
Abraham and the Angels
Artist:
Date:
17th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Red Chalk And Wash
Dimensions:
Sheet: 138 x 201 mm (5 7/16 x 7 15/16 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Joseph Green Cogswell (1786-1871) (Cogswell Ms. no. 269, as Guido Reni); Mortimer Leo Schiff (1877-1931) (Hellman no. 132 as Guido Reni); Moore S. Achenbach (1878-1963); Gift to the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, 1963 (L. 3a, verso).

Accession Number:
1963.24.202
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Exhibition History:

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 'The Christian Inspiration', 2 June - 17 July 1978, no. 8, p.5 (enrty by Michael Brunner suggested attribution to anon. 18th Century Venetian).

gesturing angels stand in a group in front of a man kneeling on the ground before a post and lintel stone doorway

ABRAHAM AND THE ANGELS, In front of a country home a peasant with white beard robe (Abraham) kneels to three angels, he prays to them and turns his head away, they point at a figure behind him in the doorway, perhaps his wife.