Jean-Leon Gerome (May 11, 1824 - January 10, 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.

Born at Vesoul (Haute-Saone), he went to Paris in 1840 where he studied under Paul Delaroche, whom he accompanied to Italy (1843-1844). He visited Florence, Rome, the Vatican and Pompeii, but he was more attracted to the world of nature. Taken by a fever, he was forced to return to Paris in 1844. On his return he followed, like many other students of Delaroche, into the atelier of Charles Gleyre and studied there for a brief time. He then attended the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. In 1846 he tried to enter the prestigious Prix de Rome, but failed in the final stage because his figure drawing was inadequate.


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Diogenes - Jean-Léon Gérôme - www.jeanleongerome.org
Diogenes
The Harem's Excursion - Jean-Léon Gérôme - www.jeanleongerome.org
The Harem's Excursion
Working in Marble - Jean-Léon Gérôme - www.jeanleongerome.org
Working in Marble
Woman at Her Window - Jean-Léon Gérôme - www.jeanleongerome.org
Woman at Her Window
View Of Cairo - Jean-Léon Gérôme - www.jeanleongerome.org
View Of Cairo
Phryné before the Areopagus - Jean-Léon Gérôme - www.jeanleongerome.org
Phryné before the Areopagus
Woman from Cairo, Smoking a Cigarette - Jean-Léon Gérôme - www.jeanleongerome.org
Woman from Cairo, Smoking a Cigarette
Janissary Smoking - Jean-Léon Gérôme - www.jeanleongerome.org
Janissary Smoking
An Arab Caravan outside a Fortified Town, Egypt - Jean-Léon Gérôme - www.jeanleongerome.org
An Arab Caravan outside a Fortified Town, Egypt
Harem in the Kiosk (or The Guardian of the Seraglio) - Jean-Léon Gérôme - www.jeanleongerome.org
Harem in the Kiosk (or The Guardian of the Seraglio)
The Pyrrhic Dance (or Sword Dance Before Egyptian Ruins) - Jean-Léon Gérôme - www.jeanleongerome.org
The Pyrrhic Dance (or Sword Dance Before Egyptian Ruins)
Louis XIV and Molière - Jean-Léon Gérôme - www.jeanleongerome.org
Louis XIV and Molière
Dispute D'Arabes (Arabs Arguing) - Jean-Léon Gérôme - www.jeanleongerome.org
Dispute D'Arabes (Arabs Arguing)
The Negro Master of the Hounds - Jean-Léon Gérôme - www.jeanleongerome.org
The Negro Master of the Hounds
Circus Maximus - Jean-Léon Gérôme - www.jeanleongerome.org
Circus Maximus
Jean Bart - Jean-Léon Gérôme - www.jeanleongerome.org
Jean Bart
The Palace Guard - Jean-Léon Gérôme - www.jeanleongerome.org
The Palace Guard
Sorrow - Jean-Léon Gérôme - www.jeanleongerome.org
Sorrow
The Prisoner - Jean-Léon Gérôme - www.jeanleongerome.org
The Prisoner
The Reception Of The Siamese Ambassadors At Fontainebleau - Jean-Léon Gérôme - www.jeanleongerome.org
The Reception Of The Siamese Ambassadors At Fontainebleau
Arabs Crossing The Desert - Jean-Léon Gérôme - www.jeanleongerome.org
Arabs Crossing The Desert
The Dance Of The Almeh - Jean-Léon Gérôme - www.jeanleongerome.org
The Dance Of The Almeh
Departure of the Cats from the Circus - Jean-Léon Gérôme - www.jeanleongerome.org
Departure of the Cats from the Circus
Call to Prayer, Cairo - Jean-Léon Gérôme - www.jeanleongerome.org
Call to Prayer, Cairo

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