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The Destruction of Pharaoh's Army

A work made of oil on canvas.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of oil on canvas.

Date:

1792

Artist:

Philippe-Jacques de Loutherbourg
French, 1740-1812

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 219

Department

Painting and Sculpture of Europe

Artist

Philippe Jacques de Loutherbourg, II

Title

The Destruction of Pharaoh's Army

Origin

France

Date

1792

Medium

Oil on canvas

Inscriptions

Inscribed, lower right, on rock: P.I. de Loutherbourg, R.A. / 1792

Dimensions

50 × 40 1/2 in. (127 × 102.3 cm)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by The Old Masters Society, Mrs. P. Kelley Armour and Mr. and Mrs. William B. Graham through The Old Masters Society; gift of Richard L. Feigen; Alexander A. McKay, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Patterson and Mr. and Mrs. Murray Vale endowments; through prior acquisitions of Max and Leola Epstein, William O. and Erna Sawyer Goodman Fund through Friends of American Art, Mrs. Robert Hall McCormick in memory of Robert Hall McCormick, and Dellora A. Norris

Reference Number

1991.5

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