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    Sale 2035

    19th Century European Art and Orientalist Art

    22 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 56

    Jean-Léon Gérôme (French, 1824-1904)

    Danse aux Sabres

    Price Realised  

    Jean-Léon Gérôme (French, 1824-1904)
    Danse aux Sabres
    signed and inscribed 'Danse aux Sabres, A mon ami Paul Goupil, J Gerome' (center right)
    pencil on paper
    11¾ x 9 in. (27.9 x 22.9 cm.)


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    We would like to thank Professor Gerald Ackerman for confirming the authenticity of this work.

    (fig. 1) J. L. Gérôme, La Danse du sabre un café, Herbet F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, (detail).

    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Piasa, Paris, 22 March 2007, lot 207 (as La Danseuse Aux Sabres).
    Acquired from the above sale by the present owner.