Théodore Géricault - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Théodore Géricault

Style: Romanticism

Place: Rouen

Born: 1791

Death: 1824

Nationality: France


Théodore Géricault (26 September 1791 - 26 January 1824) was a profoundly influential French artist, painter and lithographer, known for The Raft of the Medusa and other paintings. Although he died young, he became one of the pioneers of the Romantic movement. Early life The Charging Chasseur, 1812.Born in Rouen, France, Géricault was educated in t...