A portrait of the artist's younger brother, Claude-Armand Gérôme. Quite tragically, the painting depicts the younger Gérôme posing in his military École Polytechnique uniform just two years before his death of meningitis in 1850.

Provenance

Property of the artist until his death; Collection of Marie-Antoinette Conte, née Breton; From around 1930, private collection, France; Sold Paris, Joron-Derem 2013, to Saint Honore Art Consulting; Sold Daniel Katz Ltd 2014.


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