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The Republic :: Jean-Leon Gerome

The Republic :: Jean-Leon Gerome - Allegory in art and painting
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Jean-Leon Gerome (1824-1904) The Republic

Oil on canvas, 1848 (292 x 193 cm)( 115 x 75,8 inch )

Mairie de Lilas, Lilas

image: Public domain

Submitted by: marina51

Published: 28.10.2010



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Marat   User Rating: 380  January 5, 2020


It is vertical format painting. Jean-Leon Gerome depicted a woman who is a personification of idea of republic. She is standing in her beauty and fairness nicely-looking and apparently posing for her portrait. Meantime, she is holding sword (although it keeping down) but apparently is ready to fight for the freedom and justice. The artwork is perfect and ideal for French interior style of home decoration. The painting is fabulous and magnificent. I like the painting The Republic for its idea [Expand]

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