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The Adoration of the Shepherds
  • Philippe de Champaigne (1602 - 1674)
  • The Adoration of the Shepherds
  • France
  • c. 1645
  • Painting
  • Oil on canvas
  • Image size: 235.5 x 161.5 cm, maximum
    Object size: 261.5 x 193 x 10 cm
  • Inscription: '[G]LORI[A.IN.]EXCELSIS.DEO.ET.IN.TERRA. PAX.HOMINIBUS[.BONAE.VOLUNTATIS.] LAUDA[MUS.TE…]' Spaces included for emuseumplus application
  • P129
  • Great Gallery
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Possibly painted for the abbey of Notre-Dame at Quincy, near Tanlay. Possibly P' Le Brun; M. l'Abbé****. sale, Paris, 02 December 1765, no. 160; M.**** sale, Paris, 15 December 1766, no. 113; Pierre de Grand-Pré sale, Paris, 16 February 1809, no. 31; Henry; probably P. Panné sale, Christie's, 29 March 1819, no. 68; Féréol de Bonnemaison; Bonnemaison sale, Paris, 17 April 1827, no. 52. Louis, marquis de Montcalm, by 1836; his sale, Christie's, 05 May 1849, no. 128; Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.