Thursday, August 9, 2007

Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825)

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Quotation

To give a body and a perfect form to one's thought, this - and only this - is to be an artist.

Books

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Biographical

Jacques Louis David was a central figure of the French Neoclassicism art movement.

David's major works include Oath of Horatii (Louvre, 1784), Death of Marat (Brussels, 1793) and Coronation of Napoleon (Louvre, 1805).

He is buried in Le Pere Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, France. [This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License and uses material adapted in whole or in part from the Wikipedia article on Jacques Louis David .]

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1 comment:

PAINTISNOTDEAD said...

Great book. David is a painter that anybody must consider as the father of the neoclassical painting era. Just see his little pupil: Dominique Ingres.