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    Sale 7741

    Orientalist Art

    9 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 25

    Jean-Léon Gérôme (French, 1824-1904)

    Return to the palace

    Price Realised  

    Jean-Léon Gérôme (French, 1824-1904)
    Return to the palace
    signed 'J L. GEROME' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    25 x 18¾ in. (63.5 x 47.6 cm.)
    Painted in 1892.


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    Provenance

    with Boussod Valadon, Paris.
    with Knoedler's, New York.


    Pre-Lot Text

    VARIOUS PROPERTIES


    Literature

    G.M. Ackerman, The life and work of Jean-Léon Gérôme, Paris, 1986, p. 272, no. 410 (illustrated).