Lot 32
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JEAN-LÉON GÉRÔME | The Walls of Jerusalem

25,000 - 35,000 GBP
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  • Jean-Léon Gérôme
  • The Walls of Jerusalem
  • titled Murs de Jerusalem lower left
  • oil on canvas
  • 23.5 by 31cm., 9¼ by 12in.


Estate of the artist
Mme Renault (daughter of the artist, by descent from the above); thence by descent until the 1960s
Private collection, Paris 
Sale: Artcurial, Paris, 13 November 2013, lot 129
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner 

Catalogue Note

Painted circa 1861.

Gérôme later had recourse to this study as the backdrop for his painting L'Entrée du Christ à Jerusalem, 1887 (Musée Georges-Garret, Vesoul).

To be included in Dr Emily M. Weeks's revision of the artist's catalogue raisonné by Gerald Ackerman.