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Boussod Valadon & Cie., Paris.
Crist, New York.
George I. Seney sale; American Art Association, New York, 13 February 1891, lot 246.
Knoedler and Co., New York.
P.A.B Widener, Philadelphia.
Scott & Fowles, New York.
Patrick A. Valentine, Greenwich, Conneticut.
Anon. sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 18 April 1962, lot 76.
Acquired by Robert Isaacson from the above sale.
Robert Isaacson sale; Christie's, New York, 6 May 1999, lot 9.
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner.
G. M. Ackerman, Jean-Léon Gérôme, London, 1986, pp. 133, 258 and 259, no. 345 (illustrated).
Musée Herbert, Album de voyage des artistes en expédition au pays du Levant, Paris, 1993, p. 34.
G. M. Ackerman, Jean-Léon Gérôme: Les orientalistes, Paris, 2000, vol. IV, p. 316-7, no. 345.
Paris, Salon, 1886, no. 1043.
Poughkeepsie, Vassar College Art Museum, Jean Léon Gérôme and his Pupils, 1967, no. 4.