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19th Century European Paintings

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Jean-Léon Gérôme
1824-1904
FRENCH
GOLFE D'AKABA
signed J. L. Gerome lower left
oil on canvas
26.7 by 35.5cm., 10½ by 14in.
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Provenance

Alexander Blumenstiel, New York (by 1910)
Andrew Freedman, New York (1860-1915, the former owner of the New York Giants and director of the Wright Company, manufacturer of the Wright Brothers' aircraft; his sale: American Art Association, New York, 1916, lot 15)
Sale: Christie’s, New York, 25 February 1983, lot 26
Mathaf Gallery, London
Sale: Sotheby's, London, 17 June 1986, lot 22
Private collection, California

Literature

Gerald Ackerman, La Vie et l'oeuvre de Jean-Léon Gérôme, Courbevoie-Paris, 2000, p. 346, no. 443.2, catalogued; p. 347, illustrated

Catalogue Note

Painted in 1897, the present work is a finished oil study for a larger version of the same composition in the National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin.

19th Century European Paintings

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