Jean-Jacques Henner, 1829-1905, was a French painter, noted for his artworks of sfumato and chiaroscuro in painting nudes, religious subjects, and portraits oil painting. He first exhibited Bather Asleep in 1863 and subsequently contributed Chaste Susanna (1865), now in the Musée d'Orsay. The Levite of the Tribe of Ephraim was awarded a first-class medal. Henner also took a Grand Prix for painting at the Paris Exposition Universelle of 1900. He was made Chevalier of the Legion of Honour and Commander. In 1889, he succeeded Cabanel in the Institut de France. -- The Copyright of Scripts is Reserved by Toperfect.