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 Jean Leon Gerome  (1824 - 1904)

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Lived/Active: France      Known for: historical painting, Orientalism, erotic subjects, sculpture, teaching

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BIOGRAPHY for Jean Gerome
1824 (Vesoul, France)
1904 (Paris, France)


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historical painting, Orientalism, erotic subjects, sculpture, teaching

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Gerome was born in Vesoul France May 11, 1824.  The artist's father was a goldsmith.  Jean Leon Gerome was enrolled in some of the best schools.  He was successful in his studies.  While attending school at Visual he was exposed to the artistic disciplines of drawing and painting.  Although he had a somewhat broad education,  he was strongly influenced by his drawing master Claude Basel Cariage (1798-1875.)  Cariage like most academic teachers was said to be (showing 500 of 7284 characters).

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