History pictures of people living in crowds. French. Adolphe Alexandre Lesrel, artist. Living from 1839 to 1929, he studied under Jean-Léon Gérôme. Specialized in historical genre paintings.

“Baptism of the Condé.” 19th c. French. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Adolphe_Alexandre_Lesrel_Baptism_of_the_Conde.jpg
“A Musical Interlude.” 1903. French. Signed on the lower right. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lesrel_Adolphe_Alexandre_A_Musical_Interlude.jpg
“The Swallows Leaving.” Undated. French. Oil on panel. Signed on the lower right. Image © Galerie Ary Jan, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.galeriearyjan.com/en/lesrel-adolphe-alexandre.htm

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