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    Sale 2169 | Lot 2
    Price Realized: $72,000With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2169 Lot 2

      HENRY OSSAWA TANNER (1859 - 1937)
      Adoration of the Golden Calf.

      Oil on canvas, circa 1895. 330x410 mm; 13x16 1/8 inches. Signed in oil on the verso.

      Provenance: private collection, Chevy Chase, MD.

      On his second trip to the Middle East, Tanner visited the mountain range of the Sinai Peninsula, the site of this Biblical episode. The Adoration of the Golden Calf was a popular subject among French historical artists of the 17th and 18th centuries including Nicolas Poussin and Claude Lorrain.
      Estimate $40,000-60,000


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $72,000