Artist Laurent de La Hyre, French, 1606-1656
Title
  • The Sacrifice of Isaac
Date ca. 1650
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 25 1/2 × 31 1/8 inches (64.8 × 79.1 cm)
Framed: 31 1/4 × 36 7/8 × 2 1/4 inches (79.4 × 93.7 × 5.7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Coleman H. Mopper
Accession Number 72.36
Department European Painting
Not On View
possibly, October 28, 1966, auctioned (Christie's, London, England), lot 73.
by summer 1968, (Heim Gallery, London, England);
Dr. and Mrs. Coleman Mopper (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1972-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
French Paintings and Sculptures of the 17th Century (Part 1). Sales cat. (?), Heim Gallery. London, 1968, p. 11, cat. 19, (repr.).

"La Chronique des Arts," Gazette des Beaux-Arts, no. 1249 (February 1973): p. 125, no. 439, (repr.).

France in the Golden Age: Seventeenth-Century French Paintings in American Collections. Exh. cat., Grand Palais, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Art Institute of Chicago. Paris, New York, Chicago, 1982, p. 354 no. 1 (repr.) [as studio--not in exhibition].

Laurent de La Hyre 1606-1656: L'homme et l'oeuvre. Exh. cat., Musée des Beaux Arts. Grenodble, Rennes, and Bordeaux, 1989, pp. 308-310, cited under cat. 275 [as a copy after La Hyre's painting in the Musée de Saint-Denis, Reims, signed & dated 1650--not in exhibition; exhibition organized by P. Rosenberg & J. Thuillier].