Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824-1904) est un peintre et sculpteur français, membre de l'Académie des beaux-arts. Il composa des scènes orientalistes, mythologiques, historiques et religieuses.
Jean-Leon Gerome (1824-1904) 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. He is considered one of the most important painters from this academic period. He was also a teacher with a long list of students.