Jean-Léon Gérôme - Bashi-Bazouk

Jean-Léon Gérôme
80.6 x 66 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed left margin: J. L. GEROME
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Gift of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 2008


The artist, sold in March 1869 for Fr 4,000 to Goupil
with Goupil & Cie, Paris, 1869; stock nr. 4028, as "Un Bachibouzouk. Étude grandeur nature"; sold in March for Fr 7,500 (£500) to Wallis
with Henry Wallis of The French Gallery, London, 1869–73; sold on 21 July 1873 for £550 to Avery
Samuel Putnam Avery, New York, from 1873
Henry T. Cox, Brooklyn, by 1884–died 1899
his estate, 1899–1902
his estate sale, American Art Galleries, New York, 17 January 1902, nr. 72, for $1,600 to J. Offner [or Opper]
J. Offner (or Opper), from 1902
sale, Sotheby's, London, 23 June 1981, nr. 29, to Koch
William I. Koch, Boston, 1981–94; sold to Acquavella
with Acquavella Galleries, New York, 1994; sold to Wrightsman
Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, New York, 1994–2008

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 2008.547.1

Other works by Jean-Léon Gérôme

Jean-Léon Gérôme Portrait of M. Leblond
Portrait of M. Leblond
c. 1844

Jean-Léon Gérôme Study of Palm Trees
Study of Palm Trees
probably 1868

Jean-Léon Gérôme Dante (He Hath Seen Hell), Second version
Dante (He Hath Seen Hell), Second version

Jean-Léon Gérôme Bonaparte at Cairo (Oil sketch)
Bonaparte at Cairo (Oil sketch)

Jean-Léon Gérôme Excursion of the Harem (Oil Sketch)
Excursion of the Harem (Oil Sketch)