Jean-Léon Gérôme

Arnauts of Cairo at the Gate of Babel-Nasr



Jean-Léon Gérôme - Arnauts of Cairo at the Gate of Babel-Nasr

Literature

Ackerman 137


Provenance

The artist
with Goupil et Cie., Paris, by July 1861
Henry Stametz-Mayer (died 1901), Vienna, acquired directly from the above, 1861
with Goupil et Cie., Paris, acquired directly from the above, March 1863
Simon van Walchren, Amersfoort, acquired directly from the above, 21 April 1863
with Goupil et Cie., acquired directly from the above, 12 January 1864
with Galerie François Petit, Paris, acquired directly from the above, 21 January 1864
George Schlotel (1806-1884), London
his sale, Christie's, London, 25 April 1885, nr. 66, as The Guard Room: Cairo
with Volkins Gallery, London, acquired at the above sale
Lilian Ada Farey-Jones (1906-1981), Surrey
her sale, Christie's, London, 21 February 1975, nr. 151, as Arabs Resting in a Doorway
with The Fine Art Society, London, by 1978
anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 1 November 1999, nr. 38
acquired at the above sale by the present owner
sale, Property from a Texas Collection, Christie's, New York, 31 October 2018, nr. 19

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1857

Jean-Léon Gérôme Socrates Seeking Alcibiades at the House of Aspasia
Socrates Seeking Alcibiades at the House of Aspasia
1861

Jean-Léon Gérôme Pifferari
Pifferari
1870

Jean-Léon Gérôme Thirst
Thirst
1888

Jean-Léon Gérôme
Arnauts of Cairo at the Gate of Babel-Nasr
1861
50.2 x 37.5 cm
Oil on panel
Signed lower left on the wall: JL. GEROME
Sale Christie's, New York, 31 October 2018