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Samson and Delilah

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Name:
Samson and Delilah
Artist:
Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, b.1577, d.1640), painter
Date:
Circa 1609
Place:
Flanders/Europe
Medium:
oil on panel
Measurements:
20 1/2 x 19 7/8 in. (52.1 x 50.5 cm)
Classification:
Painting
Department:
European Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings
Credit Line:
Mr. and Mrs. Harry S. Leyman Endowment
Provenance:
(Possibly Le Brun sale, Paris, April 11-13, 1791, no. 73. Anonymous Collection, England, 1930s-November 25, 1966, sold at Christie's, London, November 25, 1966, no. 66 [1]; (Hallsborough Galleries, London; Thomas Agnew & Sons; and Pinakos, Inc., Novemer 25, 1966, sold in 1966 to [2]); Private Collection, London, 1966-1972, consigned to; (Thomas Agnew & Sons, London, sold to; Cincinnati Art Museum, 1972-present. Notes: [1] Reportedly found in an antique shop in York in the 1930s. [2] Correspondence with Agnew's, June 18, 2001, explains the joint purchase and sale of the painting in 1966.
Accession No:
1972.459

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