This is my favorite piece in the Minneapolis Institute of Art collection. This reproduction doesn't do it justice, the actual painting is breathtaking...you can feel the heat of the light streaming down and the coolness of the stone walls and floor. Gorgeous!
The Athenaeum - The Color Grinder (Jean-Léon Gérôme - ) Owner/Location: Private collection Dates: 1890-1891 Artist age: Approximately 67 years old. Dimensions: Height: 66.04 cm (26 in.), Width: 53.34 cm (21 in.) Medium: Painting - oil on canvas