Phryne before the Areopagus : Oil painting in 1861.
Snake Charmer – 1970
Jean-Leon Gerome (May 11, 1824 – January 10, 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.
Arabs crossing Desert 1870
Gérôme was elected, on his fifth attempt, a member of the Institut de France in 1865. Already a knight in the Légion d’honneur, he was promoted to an officer in 1867. In 1869, he was elected an honorary member of the British Royal Academy. The King of Prussia Wilhelm I awarded him the Grand Order of the Red Eagle, Third Class. His fame had become such that he was invited, along with the most eminent French artists, to the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869.
The hookah lighter 1898
Pygmalion and Galatea , 1890
Duel After a Masquerade Ball
Selling slaves in Rome
Official website of the artist – http://www.jeanleongerome.org/