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Solitude, 1890

  • Jean-Léon Gérôme, French, 1824-1904

Oil on canvas

  • 18 3/8 × 25 1/2 × 3 1/16 inches (46.7 × 64.8 × 7.8 cm) Unframed: 11 3/8 × 18 5/8 inches (28.9 × 47.3 cm)

Bequest of Dexter M. Ferry, Jr.

60.66

On View

  • Modern N200

Department

European Painting

Signed lower left: J. L. Gerome

Detroit, Collection Dexter M.Ferry, Jr., by whom bequeathed to the DIA in 1960.

Boime, A. "Jean-Léon Gérôme, Henri Rousseau's Sleeping Gypsy and the Academic Legacy." Art Quarterly 34 (1971): 3-28. Ackerman, G. M. The Life and Work of Jean-Léon Gérôme with a Catalogue Raisonné. London, 1986, p. 264, cat. 368, repr. (as dated ca. 1889-90).

Jean-Léon Gérôme, Solitude, 1890, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Dexter M. Ferry, Jr., 60.66.