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Jean Leon Gerome

Jean Leon Gerome The Love Conquerer oil painting on canvas
The Love Conquerer
Painting ID::  1441
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Jean Leon Gerome The Love Conquerer oil painting on canvas



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  Jean Leon Gerome
  French 1824-1904 Jean Leon Gerome Galleries French painter, sculptor, and teacher. Son of a goldsmith, he studied in Paris and painted melodramatic and often erotic historical and mythological compositions, excelling as a draftsman in the linear style of Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres. His best-known works are scenes inspired by several visits to Egypt. In his later years he produced mostly sculpture. He exerted much influence as a teacher at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts; his pupils included Odilon Redon and Thomas Eakins. A staunch defender of the academic tradition, he tried in 1893 to block the government acceptance of the Impressionist works bequeathed by Gustave Caillebotte.
  The Love Conquerer
  1889 Catalogue #361 98.5 x 159 cm (38.5 x 62.5 inches) Art Institute, Chicago

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