The Carpet Merchant, c. 1887

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The William Hood Dunwoody Fundexpand_more  70.40

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Schooled at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts and honored by the French Salon, Jean-Léon Gérôme was a prolific and popular artist. Like Delacroix, he traveled extensively in North Africa and the Middle East. The Carpet Merchant depicts the Court of the Rug Market in Cairo, which Gérôme had visited in 1885.

Details
Title
The Carpet Merchant
Artist Life
1824 - 1904
Role
Artist
Accession Number
70.40
Catalogue Raisonne
Ackerman, 349.
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