Tag: Gérôme

Lion aux aguets (c.1885)

Gérôme, Jean-Léon (1824-1904) Lion aux aguets (Lion on the Watch) c.1885 Oil on wood panel, 72.3 x 100.5 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland In addition to his fascination with the classical past, Gérôme was one of the leading painters of…

Napoléon en Egypte (1867-1868)

Gérôme, Jean-Léon (1824-1904) Napoléon en Egypte (Napoleon in Egypt) 1867–1868 Oil on wood panel, 35.8 x 25 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton During the Second Empire (1852–70), Napoleon III encouraged the cult of his uncle, Napoleon Bonaparte, whose 1798 Egyptian…

Buste de Sarah Bernhardt (1895)

Gérôme, Jean-Léon (1824-1904) Buste de Sarah Bernhardt (Bust of Sarah Bernhardt) 1895 Patinated plaster, height 68.6 cm Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford See also: • Bernhardt, Sarah (1844-1923)

Phryné devant l’aréopage (1861)

Gérôme, Jean-Léon (1824-1904) Phryné devant l’aréopage (Phryné before the Areopagus) 1861 Oil on canvas, 80 x 128 cm Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg Compare: Nadar (1820-1910) Femme nue debout 1860–1861 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York     Nadar is known to have photographed only three female…

Femme nue debout (1860-1861)

Nadar (1820-1910) Femme nue debout (Standing Female Nude) 1860–1861 Salted paper print from glass negative, 20.2 x 13.3 cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Nadar is known to have photographed only three female nudes. This one was made at the behest…