Seated Woman, ca. between 1890 and 1895

  • Jean-Léon Gérôme, French, 1824-1904

Marble, pigment, wax

  • Overall: 16 15/16 × 13 3/4 × 13 3/4 inches (43 × 35 × 35 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund

1997.1

On View

  • Modern N200

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Marble
  • Wax
  • Pigment
  • Sculpture
  • Woman
  • Statue
  • Nude
  • Figure (representation)
  • France

Signed, left side of base: J. L. GEROME

Aimé Morot [1850-1913] (Paris, France). by 1996 (Galerie Elstir, Paris)

1997-present, sold to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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Jean-Léon Gérôme, Seated Woman, ca. between 1890 and 1895, marble, pigment, wax. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund, 1997.1.