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Jean Leon Gerome

 (1824 - 1904)
Jean Leon Gerome was active/lived in France.  Jean Gerome is known for historical painting, Orientalism, erotic subjects, sculpture, teaching.

Jean Leon Gerome

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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 very strict with his curricula.  He was a student of Ingres (1780-1867).

At the age of sixteen the young artist set out for Paris.  His intent was to study with Paul Delaroche (1797-1856).  At that time the talented youth was w  ...  Displaying 750 of 7284 characters.

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About  Jean Leon Gerome

Born:  1824 - Vesoul, France
Died:   1904 - Paris, France
Known for:  historical painting, Orientalism, erotic subjects, sculpture, teaching