Jean Auguste Dominque Ingres

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Place: Montauban

Born: 1780

Death: 1867

Biography:

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (French:?[??no?yst dominik ????] 29 August 1780?? 14 January 1867) was a French Neoclassical painter. Ingres was profoundly influenced by past artistic traditions and aspired to become the guardian of academic orthodoxy against the ascendant Romantic style. Although he considered himself a painter of history in the tra...

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