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In the Boudoir  1886

by Antonio Mancini

This image is unusual for Mancini in subject and treatment. Both have their counterparts in contemporary Orientalist paintings of harem life that were popular in Europe, particularly with the acclaimed French academic painter Jean-Léon Gérôme. Mancini's relationship to Gérôme is largely unexplored, though there are many hints as to its potential significance. Both were int...
15 7/16 x 18 5/16 inches (39.2 x 46.5 cm)
Pastel on paper
Courtesy of the Philadelphia Museum of Art