Tag Archives: Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

Faire un dessin

The Morgan Library in New York has a special exhibit entitled David, Delacroix, and Revolutionary France: Drawings from the Louvre open now until December 31, 2011. The exhibit features 80 drawings made between 1789 and 1852 by the best French … Continue reading

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Un violon d’Ingres

French Neoclassical painter Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (angruh) was born on August 29, 1780. He saw himself as a painter of historical and mythological scenes, but he is best remembered for the portraits that he considered an “inferior” form of art. He … Continue reading

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