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Jean-Léon Gérôme
FRENCH
THE CITADEL, ACRE
Estimate
25,00035,000
JUMP TO LOT
33
Jean-Léon Gérôme
FRENCH
THE CITADEL, ACRE
Estimate
25,00035,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Jean-Léon Gérôme
1824-1904
FRENCH
THE CITADEL, ACRE
indistinctly inscribed lower right
oil on canvas
23 by 32cm., 9 by 12in.
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To be included in Dr Emily M. Weeks's revision of the artist's catalogue raisonné by Gerald Ackerman.

Provenance

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: Bondu Scp, Paris, 16 December 2011, lot 179
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner 

Catalogue Note

Painted circa 1861, the view is of the main courtyard of the Hall of the Knights of St John, Acre. At the time Gérôme visited and painted it, it was used as a market.

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