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Jean-Léon Gérôme

French Orientalist painter, sculptor and draughtstman born in Vesoul (1824) and died in Paris (1904), aged 80

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Paul Delaroche (1797-1856) French Academic Classicist painter

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Pierre-Jules Cavelier French sculptor

1846

Prix de Rome attempt

Jean-Léon Gérôme tries to enter the prestigious Prix de Rome, but fails in the final stage because his figure drawing is inadequate.

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1846

The Cock Fight

Jean-Léon Gérôme paints The Cock Fight.

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1847

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Success at the Salon of 1847

Jean-Léon Gérôme sends The Cock Fight to the The Salon of 1847, where it gains him a third-class medal.

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