Relais de Chiens dans le Desert.J.L.Gerome Rajon Sct.
[n.d. c.1890] Publié & Imprimé par Goupil & Cie. Paris.
Etched engraving. 184 x 248mm (7¼ x 9¾"). Watermark in the platemark.
Two salukis held by their handler. Orientalist theorists and academics have often retitled this print as a "Negro Master of the Hounds," and "An Arab and his Dogs." Engraved after Jean Léon Gérôme (1825-1904), historical painter and key figure in French Orientalism. Gérôme married the daughter of Adolphe Goupil, whose firm published this print.
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