THE COLLECTION
Joseph sold by his Brethren
  • Date: 1838
  • Object Type: Painting
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Image size: 30.5 x 40.8 cm
  • Object size: 63 x 73 x 10 cm
  • Inv: P296
  • Location: West Gallery III
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  • A reduced version, with minor differences, of a painting shown at the Paris Salon of 1839 (now untraced). Joseph, the favourite of his father Jacob, is sold by his jealous brothers to passing Midianite merchants who will take him to Egypt (Genesis XXXVII, 25-8; see also Horace Vernet, 'Joseph's Coat', P349).