Jacques-Louis David
French, 1748-1825
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Jacques-Louis David
French, 1748-1825
1,031 followers
Collected by major museums
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, Musée du Louvre, J. Paul Getty Museum
Collected by major museums
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, Musée du Louvre, J. Paul Getty Museum
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2016
Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible,
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
2015
Pius VII Faces Napoleon: The Papal Tiara in the Eagle's Talons,
Château de Fontainebleau
Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris,
American Federation of Arts

The art of Jacques-Louis David is a prime example of Neoclassicism, a style of history painting

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The art of Jacques-Louis David is a prime example of Neoclassicism, a style of history painting that flourished in France during the late 18th- and early 19th-centuries. Reacting against the highly ornamented and florid art of the Rococo, David drew upon subjects from ancient European history and Classical …

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