The Sacrifice of Abraham

about 1795–1800
Andrea Appiani (Italian, 1754–1817)


Dimensions

Sheet: 30.5 x 35 cm (12 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2011.76

Medium or Technique

Iron gall ink over graphite

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Upper right corner: flap of paper with revised head (originally affixed over initial head with red sealing wax)

Inscription

Recto, in graphite, lower margin: Appiani inv. Per eseguire un Ciborio; in graphite, l. r. margin, inverted (possibly in another hand): Quattro Ornati nelli Sfondi

Provenance

2009, Alessandra Di Castro Antichità, Rome; 2009, sold by Alessandra Di Castro to Hill-Stone Inc., New York; 2011, sold by Hill-Stone Inc. to MFA. (Accession Date: March 23, 2011)

Credit Line

Juliana Cheney Edwards Collection