Gérôme, Léon (b. 1824)

Gérôme, Léon, a celebrated French painter, born at Vésoul; he studied at Paris under Paul Delaroche, with whom he subsequently travelled in Italy; he travelled in the East and familiarised himself with Eastern scenes; in 1863 he was appointed professor of Painting in the Paris School of Fine Arts; among his most famous pictures, all characterised by vivid colouring and strong dramatic effect, are “The Age of Augustus and the Birth of Christ,” “Roman Gladiators in the Amphitheatre,” “Cleopatra and Cæsar,” &c.; (b. 1824).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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