Géricault, (Jean-Louis-André-) Théodore

(b. Sept. 26, 1791, Rouen, Fr.--d. Jan. 26, 1824, Paris)
Painter who exerted a seminal influence on the development of Romantic art in France. Géricault was a fashionable dandy and an avid horseman whose dramatic paintings reflect his colourful, energetic, and somewhat morbid personality.
[Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1994]

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