Noah's Sacrifice on leaving the Ark by Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione

The work depicts a maiden sacrificing and a group of animals.

Details

Medium:
Brush drawing in red
Dimensions:
38 x 51 cm
Acquired in:
1917
Presented by:
Fred A White through The Art Fund

One of four gifts to four museums by Fred A White through the Art Fund between 1908 and 1920.

Provenance

Sir Charles Bagot, 1836; Fred A White.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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