17 juin 2017

Fitzwilliam Museum acquires newly discovered Gérôme portrait

Jean-Léon Gérôme, Portrait of Claude-Armand Gérôme, circa 1848. © The Fitzwilliam Musuem, Cambridge. CAMBRIDGE.- To commemorate its bicentenary year in 2016, the Fitzwilliam Museum has acquired a newly discovered portrait by Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824-1904). Gérôme is one of the most important French painters of the 19th century, yet his work is only represented in six British public collections to date.  The picture had remained in the artist’s collection until his death in 1904 and was thought lost, until its... [Lire la suite]