Thursday, August 9, 2007
Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825)
To give a body and a perfect form to one's thought, this - and only this - is to be an artist.
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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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