22 October 2008
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.)
Anonymous sale; Piasa, Paris, 22 March 2007, lot 207 (as La Danseuse Aux Sabres).
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner.
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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).
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