I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars. — Og Mandino

po_Gerome-Jean-leon1Jean-Léon Gérôme (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.



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