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Moorish Bath

1870

Jean-Léon Gérôme, French, 1824–1904


Dimensions

Overall: 50.8 x 40.6cm (20 x 16in.) Other (Framed): 82.6 x 14 x 73cm (32 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 28 3/4in.)

Accession Number

24.217

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

On View

Polly B. and Richard D. Hill Gallery (Gallery 253)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Upper right, on top of bench: J.L. GEROME

Provenance

1870, gift of the artist to H. J. Turner; April 4, 1903, sold by Turner at Christie's, London, lot 138, and bought by Arthur Tooth and Sons, London, Paris, and New York [see note 1]; 1903, sold by Tooth and Sons to J. D. Milburn, Esquire [see note 2]. Eben D. Jordan, Boston, MA; by 1924, by descent to Robert Jordan, Boston, MA; 1924, gift of Robert Jordan to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 17, 1924) NOTES: [1] presumably this is Tooth London trans. no. 2936, Gérôme, "Bain Mauve," 20 x 16 [2] the name in the stock inventory for 1903 is illegible, name cited in Picture Sales Vol. II, p. 37

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Jordan from the collection of Eben D. Jordan