Jean-Léon Gérôme: Life, facts, curiosities and art!
The French painter and sculptor Jean-Léon Gérôme was born on 11th May 1824 in Vesoul and he was the most well known representative of the Classicism and a famous history painter, whose paintings are highly appreciated even today. Replicas are produced of several of his paintings. At the age of 17 Jean-Léon Gérôme participated in an exhibition in the Pariser Salon – one of the most important French art exhibitions. Jean-Léon Gérôme had an academic approach in the paintings. Jean-Léon Gérôme had conducted extensive research for many of his paintings and visited many excavation sites. Most of his historic paintings are based upon the research of the times and they are historically documented. Jean-Léon Gérôme died at the age of 79 years in Paris. He left behind a legacy of several paintings that are displayed in many big museums of the world. All artworks by Jean-Léon Gérôme can be ordered in our online-shop in any form you desire e.g. as a poster, art print on canvas, hand-painted oil painting, acrylic art print or metal print. Each piece of wall art is unique!