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Portrait of Claude-Armand Gérôme, brother of the artist: PD.13-2017

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Titles

Portrait of Claude-Armand Gérôme, brother of the artist

Maker(s)

Gérôme, Jean Léon (Painter)

Notes

History note: Property of the artist until his death in 1904; Collection of Marie-Antoinette Conte, née Breton, until c.1930; Private collection, France (Succession R.Z. Paris), c.1930-2013; Sold Paris, Joron-Derem 28th June 2013, lot 47 where sold to Saint Honore Art Consulting (Etienne Breton); Breton sold a half share to Daniel Katz Ltd in 2013; Daniel Katz Ltd, London acquired full title to picture, after conservation, in September, 2014.

Legal notes

This acquisition to commemorate the Fitzwilliam Museum's bicentenary in 2016 was made possible through the kind generosity of Art Fund, The Gow Fund, Deborah Loeb Brice Foundation, Professor Bill and Mrs Monica Beck, Daniel Katz Ltd, Estate of Brian and Mary Senior, Mrs Shawn M Donnelley and Professor Christopher M Kelly, The Marlay Group, The Aldama Foundation, J Paul Getty Jr General Charitable Trust, Hugues and Emmanuelle Lepic, The Rothschild Foundation, The Tavolozza Foundation, The John S Cohen Foundation, Ann D Foundation, The Oldfield Charitable Trust, Michael Marks Charitable Trust, The Earl Fitzwilliam Charitable Trust together with contributions from numerous individuals.

Measurements and weight

Height: 160 cm
Width: 94 cm

Relative size of this object

94 cm1.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2017) by Daniel Katz Ltd

Materials used in production

Oil Canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: signed and dated J. L. GÉRÔME / 1848

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.13-2017
Primary reference Number: 222718
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 14 October 2017 Updated: Thursday 6 January 2022 Last processed: Thursday 6 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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