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Oil painting on wood. People at prayer at the Western Wall. On the bottom left corner is an engraved stamp Goupil & Cie, the sponsor company for many of the works of the famous French painter Jean-Leon Germome. The picture before us appears to be of a student of his artistic style, and perhaps is even a work by Germome himself. 
Jean-Léon Gérôme [1824-1904], a well-known French artist, one of the foremost 19th century French orientalist painters. A student of Gleyre. His first visit to the Middle East was in 1854, after which he visited the area many times until the 1880's. His works depicted landscapes and daily life in the 19th century Middle East, and were characterized by a realistic style and great attention to detail.
Size: 20x25 cm. Slight peeling on the top part of the painting.
Fine condition.  Â

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The Western Wall, Oil on Wood. 19th Century. Jean-Léon

Estimate $600 - $900May 03, 2017
Starting Price $400
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