Christ with the Cross

provenance

Buffa & Fils, Amsterdam, 1846;
The reverend Van Voorst, Amsterdam, circa 1860C.J.J. Heynsius van de Berg, Leersum, 1935

exhibited

'Eenmaal, andermaal...! 200 jaar VendueHuis Den Haag', Haags Historisch Museum, 8 May - 30 September 2012;
Volhonka Fine Arts Center, Moscow, November 2011 – February 2012; 
Paris, Salon des Beaux-Arts, 1846;

literature

Louis Vitet, Oeuvre dÂ’Ary Scheffer, Paris, 1860, ill.no.34

Leo J.I. Ewals, Ary Scheffer. Sa vie et son oeuvre,  Nijmegen, 1987, pp.83,301-302, ill.no.70

Ary Scheffer

b. 15.02.1795
Dordrecht, The Netherlands

d. 15.06.1858
Argenteuil, France

Ary Scheffer was a Dutch-French painter, illustrator, lithographer, etcher and sculptor. He was one of the most famous, highest paid, most requested and most reproduced painters of his time. Throughout his life he lived and worked in various locations in the Netherlands and France. Scheffer was an accomplished portrait painter. Around 500 portraits, often representing high society, are  . . .
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