Jacques Louis David

Wikioo.org - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Jacques Louis David

Style: Neo-Classicism

Place: Paris

Born: 1748

Death: 1825

Nationality: France

Biography:

Jacques-Louis David (30 August 1748 - 29 December 1825) was a highly influential French painter in the Neoclassical style, considered to be the preeminent painter of the era. In the 1780s his cerebral brand of history painting marked a change in taste away from Rococo frivolity toward a classical austerity and severity, heightened feeling chiming w...