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Vincent Price, Beverly Hills.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 23 May 1997, lot 107.
Mr and Mrs Jerome Davis, Greenwich, Connecticut, 2000.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 19 June 2003, lot 22.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTION
Oeuvres de J.L.Gérôme, Cabinet des Estampes, Bibliothèque nationale, Paris, vol. IX, p. 10 (illustrated with studio photograph). E. Shinn-Strahan, ed., Gérôme: A Collection of the Works of J. L. Gérôme in One Hundred Photogravures, New York, 1881-1883.
G. M. Ackerman, The Life and Work of Jean-Léon Gérôme, London, 1986, p. 230, no. 215
G. M. Ackerman, La vie et l'oeuvre de Jean-Léon Gérôme, 2nd ed., Paris, 2000, p. 278, no. 215 (illustrated p. 279).
Exhibition catalogue, Gérôme & Goupil Art and Enterprise, Paris, 2000, p. 122 (illustrated p. 123).