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Jean-Léon Gérôme: Black Bashi-Bazouk, ca.1869
Used with permission from The Renaissance Cafe (the Art Renewal Center; see "image archives" below)



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Jean-Léon Gérôme

[French Academic Painter and Sculptor, 1824-1904]

• Relationships: Studied under Paul Delaroche and Charles Gleyre.
Gérôme's many students included Eugene Alexis Girardet, Dagnan-Bouveret, Lecomte du Nouy, Thomas Eakins, Frank Boggs, Frederick Bridgman, Kenyon Cox, Julian Alden Weir, Dennis Miller Bunker, William DeLeftwich Dodge, Alexander Harrison, Robert Lee MacCameron, Siddons Mowbray, Harper Pennington, William Picknell, Julius Stewart, Abbott Thayer, Douglas Volk, Wyatt Eaton and Lawton Parker.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Orientalism.
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Original works by Jean-Léon Gérôme available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteJean-Leon Gerome at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
2 works online

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Pool in a Harem, ca.1876
The Slave Market in Rome, ca.1884
Duel after a Masked Ball, 1857
Napoleon in Egypt, 1863

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Study, "Age of Augustus, Birth of Christ", 1852

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteJean-Leon Gerome at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Commentary on Monument to Gérôme

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Commentary on 4 paintings by Gérôme

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay Collection Database, Paris
12 works by Jean-Léon Gérôme online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
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Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
Portrait of Armand Gérôme

Notable SiteJean-Leon Gerome at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
The Dead Caesar, ca.1859

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  
2 paintings and 2 sculptures

Notable SiteRéunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)  
Réception des ambassadeurs siamois par l'empereur Napoléon III au palais de Fontainebleau

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut  
Ave Caesar! Morituri te salutant

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
The Antique Pottery Painter: Sculpturæ vitam insufflat pictura

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
Sermon in the Mosque (Predication dans la Mosquee), 1903

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
Leap of Marcus Curtius

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
Moorish Bath - 'Le Marabout'

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts
The Snake Charmer, ca.1870

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
6 works by or related to the artist

Dahesh Museum, New York City (Zoomable)
6 works online

Davison Art Center at Wesleyan University, Connecticut
The Chess Players, ca.1870-73 (a poor scan)

Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University, Wisconsin
Portrait of Cécile Vitet, ca.1850

Haggin Museum, California
The Horse Market, 1867

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington
The Hoop Dancer, ca.1890

Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington
Danseuse á la Pomme (Dancer with an Apple), 1891

Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington - Provenance Research Project
3 works online

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
The Grief of the Pasha, 1882
The Muezzin (The Call to Prayer), 1866

Jean-Leon Gerome in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art, Shawnee, Oklahoma
A painting by Gérôme is online, but the scan is so small it's hard to make out

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Interior of a Mosque

Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin
The Two Majesties

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
The Carpet Merchant, ca.1887

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
Study for 'In the Harem', graphite drawing, 1876

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
Vanitas (despairing figure), graphite drawing, 1863

Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, France
Anacreon, Bacchus et L'Amour, 1848

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux, France (in French)  

National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Tiger Observing Cranes, ca.1890

Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona
Hoop Dancer, sculpture, 1891

Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona
Pollice Verso (Thumbs Down), 1872

Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona
Tanagra, sculpture

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
Paired paintings entitled The Tryst

Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas
A Chat by the Fireside

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas

The Wallace Collection, London, UK
The Draught Players, 1859

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteJean-Leon Gerome in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteJean-Leon Gerome at CGFA  

Notable SiteJean-Leon Gerome at The Athenaeum  
Numerous works online by Gerome

Notable SiteJean-Leon Gerome in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)


Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Boston College Fine Arts Department

Brian Yoder's Art Gallery and Critic's Corner

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

PBase Photo Sharing
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State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteThe Orientalist Gallery / Enzie Shahmiri
Illustrated Jean-Léon Gérôme blog

FBI Art Theft Program
Pool in a Harem, stolen from the Hermitage Museum in Russia

La Repubblica Newspaper, Italy (in Italian)  

Orientalist Art of the Nineteenth Century
A variety of Gérôme's paintings throughout the site

Salon Acquisitions in France by the Service des Beaux-Arts, 1864-1901 (in French)  
(Vintage documentation; reproductions are monochrome but usually quite large)
Tanagra, marble sculpture, from the Salon of 1890

The Modernist Journals Project
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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Jean-Leon Gerome  
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Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Arcadian Galleries
Biography of the artist

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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Jean-Leon Gerome: His Life, His Work

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Jean-Leon Gerome: Monographie revisee et catalogue raisonne mis a jour


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Pool in a Harem, c. 1876
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General Bonaparte in Egypt, 1863
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The Carpet Market
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