A visit to the Chicago Art Institute, July 22, 2016 - enginespics
A visit to the Chicago Art Institute, July 22, 2016
We made this visit the day before the Blount Lake Michigan cruise began.
Jean Leon Gerome was the leading traditionalist salon artist. This is his 1876 "Chariot Race".
Jules Joseph Lefebvre's 1874 "Odalisque" -- another popular, and pretty salacious, theme of salon artists