Jean Léon Gérôme - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Jean Léon Gérôme

Style: Academicism; Orientalism;

Place: Vesoul

Born: 1824

Death: 1904


Jean-Léon Gérôme (11 May 1824 – 10 January 1904) was a French painter and sculptor in the style now known as academicism. The range of his oeuvre included historical painting, Greek mythology, Orientalism, portraits, and other subjects, bringing the academic painting tradition to an artistic climax. He is considered one of the most important painte...

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