Israelites in the Desert

attributed to Francesco Bassano II, Italian, 1549 - 1592


16th century

Oil on canvas

Overall: 66 × 90 1/16 in. (167.6 × 228.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Julia and Richard H. Rush, Class of 1937, Tuck 1938



Place Made: Italy, Europe



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Research Area

Nazi-Era Provenance Research


Not on view


Stretcher, on reverse, top member, 1/3 from left edge: R; 1/3 from right edge: 580; right corner, paper tag stapled to stretcher: ...ayiniya/12/66x/190B; right member, center, chalk: 407XX; bottom member, 1/3 from right edge: 407XX; right vertical crossmember, white chalk: 407XX; horizontal crossmember, 1/3 from left: Bassano RUSH [tag was removed, in object file]


Harold Leger, 1920's; Leger Galleries, 13 Old Bond St., London; sold to Julia and Richard H. Rush (1915-2011), 1968; given to present collection, 1977.

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