Collection

Claes Cornelisz. Moeyaert
Dutch, 1591-1655

The Sacrifice of Noah, 1628
Oil on oak panel
Purchase, Friends of the Vassar College Art Gallery Fund
1980.17
Period: 17th c
Classification: Painting
Dimensions: Unframed: 31 1/2 x 50 7/16 in. (80.01 x 128.11 cm) Framed: 39 x 58 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. (99.06 x 148.59 x 5.4 cm)
Signatures, Inscriptions and Markings v
Signed and dated (middle of left side): CL Mooy[?]ert f[ec?] / 1628 (mongram)
No further evidence. (Examined 6/12/06, wax relining).
Provenance v
Frankfurt Private Collection, probably H. Schneider, Aachen, 1903; Sale, Sotheby & Co., March 26, 1969, lot 106; A Wetzlar, Amsterdam, 1969; H. Schickman Gallery, New York; Sotheby Parke Bernet, “Important Old Master Paintings,” sale number 4388, June 4, 1980, lot 106, purchase by VC Art Gallery.
Published References v
Astrid Tumpel, “Claes Cornelisz, Moyaert,” Oud Holland, 1974, vol. 88, nr. 1/2, p. 86, plate 119; Vassar Quartery, vol. LXXVII, no. 2, Winter 1981, p. 5.
Exhibition History v
Sacramento, California, E.B. Crocker Art Gallery, The Art Museum of the City of Sacramento, “The Pre-Rembrandtists,” December 7, 1974 - January 26, 1975, no. 15; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Milwauke Art Center, “The Bible Through Dutch Eyes: From Genesis Through the Apocrypha,” April 9 - May 23, 1976, no. 3, p. 16 and illus. p. 117; New York, New York, IBM Gallery of Sciences and Art, “Highlights from the Vassar College Collection,” July 13 - September 11, 1993. Poughkeepsie, New York, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, "A Museum Menagerie: Highlights from the Permanent Collection," April 25 - August 13, 2017
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