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Arnaut Officer in Prayer

Artist:
Jean-Léon Gérôme (French, Vesoul 1824–1904 Paris)
Date:
1857
Medium:
Graphite on wove paper
Dimensions:
12 3/4 x 8 13/16 in. (32.4 x 22.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Susan Dwight Bliss, 1966
Accession Number:
67.55.22
Not on view
Signature: Graphite, lower right: JL Gérôme / 1857

Inscription: Graphite, lower left: Arnaute - / Tyouth [Assiut or Asyut] (haute-Egypte)
Donor: Susan Dwight Bliss
Paris. Musée du Louvre. "Dessins Français du Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, de David à Picasso," October 25, 1973–January 7, 1974.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," September 11, 2000–December 4, 2000.

See Ackerman cat. no. 71
The Book of the Homeless (Le Livre des sans-foyer). edited by Edith Wharton, New York, 1916, facing p. 108, ill.

Poetic Painters of the XIX Century. Exh. cat. Robert Isaacson Gallery, New York, New York, December 14-January 14, 1961(?), cat. no. 8, ill.

Sarah Whitfield The Academic Tradition. Exh. cat. , Bloomington, Indiana University Art Museum. Indiana University Art Museum , Bloomington, Bloomington, 1968, cat. no. 60, p. 25.



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