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Black Panther Stalking a Herd of Deer

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Inscription

Lower left: JL. GEROME / 1851

Provenance

Given by the artist to Théophile Gautier (b. 1811 - d. 1872), Paris; January 14-16, 1873, Gautier sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, lot 36, to Knyvet Winthrop Sears, Boston; by descent from Mr. Sears to an anonymous donor; 1930, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 3, 1930)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

1851

Dimensions

52.4 x 74 cm (20 5/8 x 29 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

30.232

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

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