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The siesta
(La Sieste)

oil on canvas
73.4 × 99.4 cm
inscribed in brown paint l.r.: _ J. G. Vibert. 1862 _
inscribed in black paint c.r.: G V. (underlined) / 1862 (underlined) / F.
Accession Number
International Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased by the Commissioners of Fine Arts for Victoria, 1864
© Public Domain
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Gallery location
Not on display

Exhibited Salon, Paris, 1863, as La Sieste; with Ernest Gambart (dealer), French Gallery, London, 1864; there exhibited, 1864, no. 179; from where purchased by Sir Charles Eastlake, for the NGV, 1864.

Exhibited Salon, Paris, 1863, as La Sieste; French Gallery, Pall Mall, London, 1864, no. 179; Fine Arts Gallery (Compartment 10), Intercolonial Exhibition, Melbourne, 1866, no. 308.