Christ on the Cross, 1782, Jacques-Louis David
(1748-1825), oil on canvas, 276 x 188cm.
But passion returned with a vengeance with Jacques-Louis David
and the French Revolution, which saw the emergence of revolutionary nationalism and huge armies.
They claim that the neoclassical French artist Jacques-Louis David
introduced it in his late-18th-century paintings and others of his school picked up on it.
She explains: "Since the nineteenth century, he has been cast as the defeated rival of Jacques-Louis David
, as a broken man who retired from history painting and public life at the outbreak of the Revolution.
The Oath of the Horatii, painted by Jacques-Louis David
(1748-1825) in 1785, changed the predominant style completely by introducing stern, high-minded neoclassicism.
used the historic account of two Roman families in his painting, The Oath of the Horatii.
, whose album of antiquity sketches helps close the exhibition, became the preeminent artist of neoclassicism and the propagandist for the revolution.
The artists in question order are, i) Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510), ii) Jacques-Louis David
(1748-1825), iii) Gustav Klimt (1862-1918), iv) Edvar Munch (1863-1944), v) Jan Vermeer (1632-75), and vi) Camille Pissarro (1830-1903).
68) simply will not survive Warren Roberts's magisterial interpretation of the painting's ambiguities and instabilities, grounded in contemporary ideological tensions and the artist's own psychic particularity, in his Jacques-Louis David
, Revolutionary Artist (Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 1989).
Illuminated by Nicolas Ponce-Camus, a student of Jacques-Louis David
, under the direction of the Order's founder, J.
The other artists profiled are Rembrandt, Jacques-Louis David
Damian Sutton gets "Inside the 'Black Box': From Jacques-Louis David
to Ridley Scott" and Scott's film Gladiator (2000).
The portrait shames its neighbour, the portrait of the marquise d'Orvilliers delineated, with his usual coarse, unvisionary veracity and unselective minuteness, by Jacques-Louis David
In this interactive feature on NGAkids, young students discover how Jacques-Louis David
used symbols in his painting of Napoleon to influence viewers' opinions of the emperor.
A brush with Napoleon; an encounter with Jacques-Louis David