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Possibly painted in the 1850s, as suggested by Ingamells. There was a ready market in early and mid-nineteenth century France for small-scale exotic scenes featuring odalisques (cf. Bonington P734 and Decamps P666). The composition recalls traditional representations of Vanity.

The Wallace Collection

London


Date

possibly 1850s

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 30.5 x W 27.5 cm

Accession number

P605

Acquisition method

acquired by Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford, at an unknown date; bequeathed to the nation by Lady Wallace, 1897

Work type

Painting


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