The Sacrifice

1936
Emil Bisttram (American, 1895–1976)


Dimensions

Sheet: 24.2 x 24.7 cm (9 1/2 x 9 3/4 in.) Framed: 37.2 x 39 x 1 cm (14 5/8 x 15 3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4345

Medium or Technique

Colored crayon and watercolor over graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Recto, in graphite, l.r: 36 Emil Bisttram

Provenance

The artist; to Private Collection (Denver, CO); to Owings-Dewey Fine Art (Santa Fe, NM); from whom purchased by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Accession Date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

The Virginia Herrick Deknatel Purchase Fund