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Jean-Léon Gérôme 015 Carpets.jpg

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Public Domain

File:Jean-Léon Gérôme 015 Carpets.jpg

Created: circa 1887 date QS:P571,+1887-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902

Artist Info

Jean-Léon Gérôme (11 May 1824 – 10 January 1904) was a French painter and sculptor in the style now known as academicism. His paintings were so widely reproduced that he was “arguably the world’s most famous living artist by 1880.”[1] The range of his oeuvre included historical paintingGreek mythologyOrientalism, portraits, and other subjects, bringing the academic painting tradition to an artistic climax. He is considered one of the most important painters from this academic period. He was also a teacher with a long list of students.

More info at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-L%C3%A9on_G%C3%A9r%C3%B4me#Gallery_(chronological)