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Jean-Léon Gérôme




Bronze, gilt patina, inlaid with semi-precious stones


28 ⅞ in. (73.5cm.) overall


Signed: J.L. Gérôme, inscribed: NON LICET OMNIBUS / ADIRE CORINTHUM (Not everybody can go to Corinth), stamped SIOT - PARIS  and  BRONZE  and numbered: 129M

Related Literature

P. Fusco and H.W. Janson, The Romantics to Rodin: French Nineteenth-Century Sculpture from North American Collections, exh. cat. Los Angeles County Museum of Art,

Los Angeles, 1980, pp. 291-292, no. 157 (entry by Gerald Ackerman);

G. Ackerman, Jean-Léon Gérôme, Monographie révisée. Catalogue raisonné mis à jour, Paris, 2000, p. 382-383, no. S 9;

L. des Cars, D. de Font-Réaulx and É. Papet, The Spectacular Art of Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824-1904), exh. cat., J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; Musée d'Orsay, Paris; Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, 2010, pp. 326-328, nos. 192-193.

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