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Leon Gerome Oil Paintings
Jean-Leon Gerome was born on 11 May 1824, death on 10 January 1904, was a French painter, sculptor, and teacher. The range of his oeuvre included historical painting, Greek mythology, Orientalism, portraits, and other subjects, bringing the academic painting tradition to an artistic climax. During the last 25 years of his life he concentrated on sculpture. Leon Gerome is considered one of the most important painters from this academic period. He was also a teacher with a long list of students.