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Jean-Léon Gérôme

A Veiled Beauty

Property from a Private Collection

Jean-Léon Gérôme

Jean-Léon Gérôme

A Veiled Beauty

A Veiled Beauty

Property from a Private Collection

Jean-Léon Gérôme

French

1824 - 1904

A Veiled Beauty


signed J.L.GERÔME upper right

oil on canvas

Unframed: 40.5 by 32cm., 16 by 12½in.

Framed: 52 by 43cm., 20½ by 17in.

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Private collection, Westchester, New York
Sale: Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 15-17 December 1954, lot 213 (as Algerian Woman)
Joseph Hartman, New York (his sale: Sotheby's Parke-Bernet, New York, 12 November 1970, lot 42 (as L'Algerienne Mysterieuse))
H. Shickman Gallery, New York (acquired at the above sale)
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph M. Tannenbaum, Toronto
Sale: Sotheby's, New York, 13 October 1993, lot 43
Galerie d'Orsay, Paris (by 1995)
Sale: Christie's, New York, 14 February 1996, lot 39
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner
Oeuvres de J.L.Gérôme, Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, XV, no. 7
F.F. Herring, Gérôme: His Life and Works, New York, 1892, p. 242 (mentioned, as Woman of Constantinople, Standing)
Lynne Thornton, Women as Portrayed in Orientalist Painting, Paris, 1985, p. 200, illustrated
Gerald Ackerman, The Life and Work of Jean-Léon Gérôme, London, 1986, pp. 112, 240-241, no. 256, illustrated (as Woman of Constantinople, Standing)
Gerald Ackerman, Jean-Léon Gérôme monographie révisée, catalogue raisonné mis a jour, Paris, 2000, pp. 290-91, no. 256, illustrated (as Femme de Constantinople, debout)
New York, H. Shickman Gallery, The Neglected 19th Century, October 1971, n.p., unnumbered, illustrated (as An Algerian Woman)
Paris, Salon des Beaux-Arts, 1995