Jacques Louis David

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Style: Neo-Classicism;

Place: Paris

Born: 1748

Death: 1800

Biography:

Jacques-Louis David (French:?[?aklwi david] 30 August 1748 ? 29 December 1825) was a 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 classical austerity and severity and heightened feeling, har...

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