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Jean-Léon Gérôme

Artist (France)
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Jean-Léon Gérôme (Vesoul, 11 May 1824 – Paris, 10 January 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. He is considered one of the most important painters from this academic period, and in addition to being a painter, he was also a teacher with a long list of students.

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