Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres

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Style: Neo-Classicism

Place: Montauban (Languedoc)

Born: 1780

Death: 1867

Nationality: France

Biography:

Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (French pronunciation: ) (29 August 1780 - 14 January 1867) was a French Neoclassical painter. Although he considered himself to be a painter of history in the tradition of Nicolas Poussin and Jacques-Louis David, by the end of his life it was Ingres's portraits, both painted and drawn, that were recognized as his grea...