World Web Fine Arts

Low Clouds Over A Hilly Landscape

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Jean Leon Gerome Ferris (1863-1930)

Oil on canvas laid on canvas, 5 3/4" X 16 1/2"

Signed, lower left, JLG Ferris

Price $875

A small superbly painted American landscape, by noted artist, Jean Leon Gerome Ferris. The painting is oil on canvas that has been laid to a new canvas and is signed and inscribed, lower left, "JLG Ferris, To Mrs. Chas. H. Baldwin"

Gerome was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of portrait painter Stephen James Ferris. He was also the nephew of famous American artist, Thomas Moran. He studied art in Spain in 1881-1884, and at the Julian Academy in Paris under Adolphe Bouguereau. He is primarily known as a historical painter, illustrator and etcher.