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Abraham's Sacrifice of Isaac

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

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  • A work made of oil on panel.

Date:

1654/56

Artist:

David Teniers the Younger (Flemish, 1610–1690)
After Paolo Veronese (Italian, 1528–1588)

About this artwork

Abraham’s Sacrifice of Isaac and The Rape of Europa are among the more than 200 lively, small-scale copies by David Teniers the Younger recording the superb art collection of his patron, Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria, ruler of the Spanish Netherlands. They were created as models for the engraved illustrations in a catalogue of the archduke’s collection, which was printed and made available for purchase by the public as the Theatrum Pictorium (Theater of painting) in 1660. A prolific painter of peasant subjects and other everyday scenes, Teniers also served as the archduke’s curator.

Status

On View, Gallery 208

Department

Painting and Sculpture of Europe

Artist

David Teniers, the younger

Title

Abraham's Sacrifice of Isaac

Origin

Italy

Date

1654–1656

Medium

Oil on panel

Dimensions

20.9 × 30.7 cm (8 1/4 × 12 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1936.123

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