Jean-Léon Gérôme - 1872 Pollice Verso, Or Thumb Down, Or Woe To The Vanquished

Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824-1904)

Jean-Léon Gérôme 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. He is considered one of the most important painters from this ... More

Delphin Enjolras - Nude, Lying On A Bouquet Of Roses

Delphin Enjolras (1857-1945)

Delphin Enjolras was a French academic painter. Enjolras painted portraits, nudes, interiors, and used mostly watercolours, oil and pastels. He is best known for his intimate portraits of young women performing mundane activities such as reading or sewing, often illuminated by lamplight. Perhaps his most famous work is the "Young Woman ... More

Eugene De Blaas - Chat

Eugene de Blaas (1843-1932)

Eugene de Blaas, also known as Eugene von Blaas or Eugenio Blaas, was an Italian painter in the school known as Academic Classicism. He was born at Albano, near Rome, to Austrian parents. His father Karl, also a painter, was his teacher. The family moved to Venice when Karl von Blaas became Professor at the Academy of Venice. ... More