Cover of Catalogue Gérôme, Gallery 19C

Gallery 19C is — as its name suggests — one of the preeminent destinations for the highest quality paintings and sculptures from the 19th century. Just last week, it announced the release of this…

Gallery 19C recently announced the arrival of its second catalogue on the famed 19th-century painter Jeon-Léon Gérôme. “We have assembled a group of five important paintings from different periods in Gérôme’s career,” the gallery says. “They highlight not only his focus on Orientalism but also his early interest in Néo-Grec subject matter.

“A common thread linking these paintings is their early American provenance, which can be traced back to important American collectors, such as Catharine Lorillard Wolfe, one of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s first benefactors.

“A primary goal of Gallery 19C is to present exceptional examples of the wide-ranging paintings that define the 19th century. Jean-Léon Gérôme will always feature prominently in any discussion of the period. The unparalleled technical virtuosity of his technique continues to attract us and beckons us to marvel at his art.”

Want to take a look? You can download a PDF version of the catalogue here.

To learn more, visit Gallery 19C.

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Andrew Webster is the former Editor of Fine Art Today and worked as an editorial and creative marketing assistant for Streamline Publishing. Andrew graduated from The University of North Carolina at Asheville with a B.A. in Art History and Ceramics. He then moved on to the University of Oregon, where he completed an M.A. in Art History. Studying under scholar Kathleen Nicholson, he completed a thesis project that investigated the peculiar practice of embedded self-portraiture within Christian imagery during the 15th and early 16th centuries in Italy.


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