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Karl Girardet
Swiss, 1813-1871
LA TENTE D'ABD-EL-RHAMAN, CHEF DE L'ARMÉE MAROCAINE, EXPOSÉE AU JARDIN DES TUILERIES
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Karl Girardet
Swiss, 1813-1871
LA TENTE D'ABD-EL-RHAMAN, CHEF DE L'ARMÉE MAROCAINE, EXPOSÉE AU JARDIN DES TUILERIES
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A Private European Residence: French and Neoclassical Furniture and Paintings & Works on Paper

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Karl Girardet
Swiss, 1813-1871
LA TENTE D'ABD-EL-RHAMAN, CHEF DE L'ARMÉE MAROCAINE, EXPOSÉE AU JARDIN DES TUILERIES

signed with initials lower right: K.G.; stamped with the artist's studio stamp on the reverse


oil on artist's prepared board
23.5 by 42.5 cm.; 9¼ by 16¾ in.
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Provenance

Girardet Sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot (Georges Petit), 19-25 April, 1872. lot 227;
Chateau de Groussay sale, Sotheby's, 8 June 1999, lot 930, where acquired by the present owner.

Catalogue Note

This lot is a finished study for the large picture in the Musée Carnavalet, Paris, dated 1845 and exhibited at the Salon of 1846 (no. 765). The tent of Sidi Mohammed ben Abd-el-Rhaman, eldest son of the King of Morocco and head of his army was captured by the French at the Battle of Isly in August 1844.

A Private European Residence: French and Neoclassical Furniture and Paintings & Works on Paper

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London