Adolphe Alexandre Lesrel was twenty-two when he began his studies with the academic painter, Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824-1904). Like many aspiring painters, he hoped to follow in Gérôme’s footsteps as a history painter of scenes from ancient Greece and Rome.
The Toplerhaus in Nuremberg, Germany, built in 1590-91. Jakob Wolff the Elder built the house in 1590/91 as a tower-like sandstone block with a pinnacle. It was a very striking […]