The National Museum of Western Art

update 02 December 2020

on display Permanent collection

Gustave Dore [1832 - 1883]

La Siesta, Memory of Spain

Datec. 1868
Materials/Techniquesoil on canvas
Size (cm)278.1 x 191.8
InscriptionsSigned lower left: Gve. Dore
Collection NumberP.2005-0007
La Siesta, Memory of Spain


Christie's, London, 29 November 1991, lot. 50; Ishizuka Collection, Tokyo; Purchased by the NMWA, 2006.

Exhibition History

Salon de 1875, Paris, 1875 - 1875, no. 818


Annual bulletin of the National Museum of Western Art. No. 40 (Apr. 2005-Mar. 2006), 2007, Takahashi, Akiya. New Acquisitions. pp. 27-28, List of New Acquisitions. p. 63, repr.
Masterpieces: The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo. Tokyo, The Western Art Foundation, 2013 (Japanese, preface in Japanese and English), no. 82, col. repr.

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