Abduction of the Sabine Woman, ca. 1844-47 by Jean-François Millet (French, 1814 - 1875)
Jean-François Millet
French, 1814 - 1875

Abduction of the Sabine Woman

ca. 1844-47
Oil on canvas
24 1/4 x 19 3/4 inches (61.6 x 50.17 centimeters)
Framed: 37 x 32 1/2 inches (93.98 x 82.55 centimeters)

Bears signature lower right: J F Millet

Provenance:
Vose Gallery, or J. Foxcroft Cole, or William M. Hunt, c. 1880
from the above to Mr. Beriah Wall, Providence, RI
Sale of the above, American Art Galleries, NY, 1 Apr 1886, lot 246
Mr. Joseph Drexel, NY and Philadelphia, by descent to
Mrs. Sofie Dahlgren, Philadelphia, by descent to her neice
Mrs. Philip Randolph, Philadelphia, by descent to
Estate of Mr. Philip Randolph, Philadelphia to
Private Collection, Scituate, MA

Exhibited:
Providence, RI, “Loan Exhibition of Paintings in aid of the First Light Infantry” January 1886, cat. no. 110, as “Rape of the Sabine Women” (lent by Mr. B. Wall)
New York, American Art Galleries, 1 Apr 1886
Newport RI, Estate Sale of Mr. Philip Randolph, 1999

This work is accompanied by a letter of authenticity by Alexandra Murphy (16 Sept 2002).

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