Théodore Géricault (Théodore Géricault)

Théodore Géricault

Artist. Major figure of French Romantic painting. He painted an image of a scandalous event of his era on a heroic scale, “Raft of the Medusa” (replica of the painting appears on the grave). Cause of death: Horseback riding accident

Born

  • September, 26, 1791
  • France

Died

  • January, 01, 1824
  • France

Cause of Death

  • Horseback riding accident

Cemetery

  • Cimetière du Père Lachaise
  • France

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