Sale of paintings by Théodore Géricault

Born in Rouen in 1791 into a wealthy family, Théodore Géricault spent his early years in Paris, where his family moved when he was only five years old.

An avid horseman since childhood, Géricault took up the art of drawing at an early age. His first self-portrait dates from 1808, at the age of 17. His uncle encouraged him to pursue his artistic path. He was then part of the royal guard ordered by Louis XVIII during the country's first monarchi... Voir plus >

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