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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
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From the Tour: Romantics and Realists
Object 5 of 7

1856Silvestre, Théophile. Histoire des artistes vivants, français et étrangers. Etudes d'après nature. Paris, 1856: 81.
1870Gautier, Théophile. "Collections San Donato." L'Illustration 55 (1870): 101, repro.
1873Moreau, Adolphe. Delacroix et son oeuvre. Paris, 1873: 250 (the reproductive engraving by Braquemond, 94, no. 27).
1885Ponsonailhe. Charles. "L'Exposition de l'oeuvre d'Eugène Delcroix." L'Artiste 9th ser., no. XXIII (1885): 177.
1885Robaut, Alfred. L'Oeuvre complet de Eugène Delacroix, peintures, dessins, gravures, lithographies. Paris, 1885: 178, no. 659.
1916Moreau-Nélaton, Etienne. Delacroix raconté par lui-même. 2 vols. Paris, 1916: I:192, fig. 180.
1930Escholier, Raymond. "Delacroix voyageur." Revue de l'Art Ancien et Moderne 57 (1930): 13-48.
1930Hourticq, Louis. Delacroix, l'oeuvre du mâitre. Paris, 1930: 69, repro.
1930Joubin, André. "Quinze jours en Espagne avec Delacroix, 16-30 mai 1832." Revue de l'Art Ancien et Moderne 57 (1930): 49-56.
1932Art News 30, no. 28 (April 1932): 6, repro. on cover.
1941Catalogue of French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 7-8, pl. XIV.
1941Frankfurter, Alfred M. "Now the Great French 19th Century in the National Gallery." Art News 40, no. 17 (December 15-31, 1941):repro. p. 18
1941"The Chester Dale Pictures on loan to the National Gallery of Art." Magazine of Art 34 no. 9 (November 1941): 476+, repro.
1942French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 23, repro.
1944French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1944: 23, repro.
1951Lambert, Elie. "Delacroix et l'Espagne." La Revue des Arts (September 1951): 168, 170.
1952Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Great Paintings from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1952: 148, color repro.
1953French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1953: 25, repro.
1959Evans, Grose. French Painting of the 19th Century in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 1959 (Booklet Number Two in Ten Schools of Painting in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.): 16, color repro.
1963Huyghe, René. Delacroix. New York, 1963: 294, 303.
1963Johnson, Lee. Delacroix. London, 1963: pl. 32.
1963Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 323, repro.
1965Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 33, repro.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 40.
1966Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 2:408, color repro.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 33, repro.
1971Trapp, Frank A. The Attainment of Delacroix. Baltimore, 1971: 115, 193-194, fig. 113.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 100, repro.
1976Honour, Hugh. "L'Image de Christophe Colomb." La Revue du Louvre 4 (1976): 261-262, repro.
1981Johnson, Lee. The Paintings of Eugène Delacroix. 6 vols. Oxford, 1981: 3:84-85, no. 265; 4:pl. 82.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 423, no. 605, color repro.
1984Georgel, Pierre. Tout l'oeuvre peint de Delacroix. Paris, 1984: 107, no. 339, repro. 106.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 123, repro.
1993Luxenberg. Alisa. "Over the Pyrenees and through the Looking-Glass..." In Spain, Espagne, Spanien: Foreign Artists Discover Spain. Exh. cat. The Equitable Gallery in Association with the Spanish Institute, New York, 1993: 17-18, repro.
1997Jobert, Barthélémy. Delacroix. Princeton, 1997: no. 225, repro.
2000Eitner, Lorenz. French Paintings of the Nineteenth Century, Part I: Before Impressionism. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2000: 220-228, color repro.

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