New York, Park Avenue
21 October 1997
Jean-Charles Tardieu, called Tardieu-Cochin* (1765-1830)
Joseph recognized by his Brothers
oil on canvas
44¾ x 57½in. (113.6 x 146cm.)
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Rochester, NY, Memorial Art Gallery; New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers University, Zimmerli Art Museum, La Grande Manière: Historical and Religious Painting in France 1700-1800, 1987, no. 52.
The present work was submitted by Tardieu for the 1789 Prix de Rome at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. One of six finalists for this competition, the winning entries by Anne-Louis Girodet (1767-1824) and Charles Meynier (1768-1838) are in the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris.
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