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image of Christopher Columbus and His Son at La Rábida Eugène Delacroix (artist)
French, 1798 - 1863
Christopher Columbus and His Son at La Rábida, 1838
oil on canvas
overall: 90.3 x 118 cm (35 9/16 x 46 7/16 in.) framed: 118.4 x 146.7 cm (46 5/8 x 57 3/4 in.)
Chester Dale Collection
1963.10.127
On View
From the Tour: Romantics and Realists
Object 5 of 7

Exhibition History

1878
Tableaux anciens et modernes exposés au profit du Musée des Arts Decoratifs, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Palais des Tuileries, Pavillon de Flore, Paris, 1878, no. 80
1885
Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1885, no. 239A (Supplement)
1928
Oeuvres d'Eugène Delacroix, Paul Rosenberg & Co., Paris, 1928
1930
Exposition Eugène Delacroix, Musée du Louvre, Paris, 1930, no. 91
1931
Exposition Coloniale Internationale de Paris, Part I, "Exposition rétrospective de la section de synthèses," Musée Permanent des Colonies, Paris, 1931, unnumbered, repro., as Christophe Colomb découvrant l'Amérique.
1932
Taste of Today in Masterpieces of Painting before 1900, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1932, no cat.
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
1975
The European Vision of America, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Cleveland Museum of Art; Grand Palais, Paris, 1975-1977, no. 277, repro. (shown in Washington only, 1975-1976).
1979
French Romanticism, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1979, unnumbered checklist.

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