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Gabriel Ferrier (b. Nîmes 1847, d. Paris 1914)

A young Algerian girl carrying a child. Signed and dated Gabriel Ferrier 1883. Oil on canvas. 163×107 cm.

Gabriel Ferrier was a French portrait painter and Orientalist. His first exhibit was at the Salon in 1869. He studied at the French Academy in Rome from 1873 to 1876. Back in France he specialized in painting portraits. In 1883, he took an extended trip to Algeria, where he created works in the Orientalist style of which the present painting is an example.

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30,000–40,000 DKK

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85,000 DKK