Marchande de grenades (Pomegranate Seller) by William A. Bouguereau - 45 1/2 x 35 1/8 inches Signed and dated 1875 french academic genre figurative orientalist woman
William A. Bouguereau
(1825 - 1905)

Marchande de grenades (Pomegranate Seller)

Signed and dated 1875
Oil on canvas
45 1/2 x 35 1/8 inches

In the distance is the Bab Zuwayla.

Provenance
The artist
Goupil, December 6, 1875; stockbook no. 10743.
Avery of New York in July 1876, 10000ff.
Mr. & Mrs. Frank Goodyear, Buffalo, New York
Tony Sisti, Buffalo, 1960s
Dr. & Mrs. Casimir G. Jenczeski, Amherst, New York, 1960s
By descent, private collection, New York
Rehs Galleries, Inc., New York City
Private collection, New York

Exhibited
The Buffalo Fine Arts Academy (Albright Art Gallery), Catalogue of a Loan Collection of Paintings Owned by Citizens of Buffalo, October 10 - 24, 1907.

Literature
W. Bouguereau, Maurice Vachon, A. Lahure, Imprimeur-Editeur, Paris, 1900, page 152

William-Adolphe Bouguereau L’Art Pompier, Borghi & Co., 1991, A Summary Catalogue of the Paintings, Mark Steven Walker, listed pg 70.

William Bouguereau Catalogue Raisonné of his Painted Works, Damien Bartoli, Antique Collectors' Club, New York City, 2010, pages 168- 169, illustrated (1875/16)