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4 10.0 (2)

Young Greeks in the Mosque  1865

by Jean-Léon Gérôme

Gérôme traveled frequently in the Near East and specialized in scenes of daily life there. Since Moslem sanctuaries are closed to persons not of the Islamic faith, he may have obtained special permission to visit this mosque, or he may have composed the scene from photographs and his own stock of costumes. [br] Minneapolis Institute of Art The Christina N. and Swan J. Tu...
14 7/8 x 10 3/4 x 7/16 in. (37.8 x 27.3 x 1.1 cm)
Oil on panel
Public Domain, Courtesy of the Minneapolis Institute of Art