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The Sacrifice of Jephthah's Daughter (1655-60)
The Sacrifice of Jephthah's Daughter (1655-60)
Public Domain
Artist
Sebastiano Mazzoni
Artist Dates
c. 1611-1678
Artist Nationality
Italian
Title
The Sacrifice of Jephthah's Daughter
Date
1655-60
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
117.3 x 149.4 cm (46-1/4 x 58-7/8 in)
K Number
K1697
Repository
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Accession Number
F61-64

Provenance

(Lever Gallery, London), as of January 1932. [1] (Sale, Sotheby’s, London, 12 December 1934, no. 19); (Schulman); (Fratelli Volterra, Florence), as of 1935; [2] (Sestieri, Rome); acquired by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation on 25 April 1950; gift 1961 to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, no. F61-64. [1] The picture was seen at Lever Gallery by Ellis K. Waterhouse sometime between January 19 and January 25, 1932, according to an entry, entitled “A little dealer-crawling,” in his notebook no. VI, now in the Getty Research Institute. It is also referred to by Hermann Voss, "Zur Kritik des Velazquez-Werkes," Jahrbook der Preussischen Kunstsammlungen, 1932, v. 53, p. 55, as on the London art market. [2] No record of the picture appears in the Gualtiero Volterra Photographic Archive at Vanderbilt University, Nashville. See Professor Robert L. Mode, Department of Fine Arts, Vanderbilt University, letter of March 13, 1991, in the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art curatorial files.