Jean-Léon GÉRÔME Cheval Pur-Sang, 1883
Jean-Léon GÉRÔME (1824-1904)
Born in Vesoul May 11, 1824, died January 10, 1904 in Paris. Painter, engraver and sculptor, we owe him mythological compositions, religious and oriental subjects, nudes as well as many animated landscapes. He began at the Salon of 1847 and was a pupil of Delaroche and Gleyre. He is considered as the leader of the neo-Greek or neo-Pompeian style.
Paris (Louvre Museum, Orsay Museum), Amsterdam, Amiens, Chantilly, Gray, London (Wallace Collection), Luneville, Montpellier, Rouen, Toulouse, Versailles, etc.
Cheval Pur-Sang, 1883
Bronze with brown patina
H : 31,5 cm
L : 38 cm
D : 11 cm
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PROVENANCE : Private collection
Numbered P 314
Signed “GEROME” on the front of the terrace and stamp of the founder “SIOT-DECAUVILLE Fondeur Paris”
Gérald M. Ackerman: “Jean Léon Gérôme”, Monography and Catalogue raisonné, ACR Editions, 2000
Reproduced p.385 under n°S11-B2
A similar exemplary is presented at the Smith College museum, Springfield (Massachussets)