The exhibition, Portraits by Ingres: Image of an Epoch, - a major survey of paintings and drawings by the nineteenth-century French artist, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
- will continue at the National Gallery, London, until 25 April, after which it will travel to the National Gallery, Washington, and the Metropolitan Museum, New York.
PHOTO : Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
, Madame Moitessier, Oil on canvas, 57 3/4" x 39 1/2" (147 cm
Paintings by Anne-Louis Girodet-Trioson and by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
show Neo-classicism's emphasis on line and sculptural quality.
In the portraits that Lecomte du Nouy executed in the coarse of his long career, he shows the influence of his teacher Gerome as well as, more distantly, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
On display April 5 through June 29, the exhibition showcases 76 of the Pushkin Museum's finest paintings that chart the rise and fall of all the great movements in French art, from classicism to modernism, and includes the works of Nicolas Poussin, Claude Lorrain, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
, Camille Corot, Gustave Courbet, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir, Paul Cezanne, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, Georges Braque, Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso.
8 Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
Is it merely willful perversity to select an artist born in 1780 as one of the most important figures of the '90s?
Like that other virtuoso of the rich and famous and their clothes, John Singer Sargent, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
hated painting portraits.
At the French Pavilion, he could saturate himself in the art of Eugene Delacroix and Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres