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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.234
People
Pierre Andrieu, French (1821 - 1892)
After Ferdinand-Victor-Eugène Delacroix, French (Charenton Saint-Maurice France 1798 - 1863 Paris France)
Previously Ferdinand-Victor-Eugène Delacroix, French (Charenton Saint-Maurice France 1798 - 1863 Paris France)
Title
Peace Descending to Earth
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
19th century
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/230402
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
46.3 x 48 x 17.75 cm (18 1/4 x 18 7/8 x 7 in.)
Provenance
Eugene Delacroix (c. 1851-1864) sold; [his posthumous sale, Drouot, Paris, 17-19 Kune, 1864, no. 31?]. [George Petit, Paris, January 23, 1882, no. 18?]. [George Petit, Paris, February 3, 1883]. Mme Ernest Chausson, ( - 1936), sold; [her sale, Drouot, Paris, June 5, 1936, no. 28] sold; [via Martin Birnbaum];to renville L. WInthrop (1936-1943) bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.234
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Chinese Sculpture, Bronzes, Jades, Paintings and Drawings, Egyptian and Persian sculpture, Pre-Columbian art; selected from the collection of Grenville Lindall Winthrop, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1943), p. 10

Pierre Georgel, Tout l'oeuvre peint de Delacroix, Flammarion (Paris, France, 1975), p. 124, no. 601

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990)

Exhibition History

Chinese sculpture, bronzes, jades, paintings and drawings, Egyptian and Persian sculpture, Pre-Columbian art : selected from the collection of Grenville Lindall Winthrop, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 10/01/1943 - 02/28/1944

Masterpieces of European Art, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 06/22/1985 - 09/15/1985

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