Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780—1867) was a Neoclassical painter most appreciated for his portraits and his various influence on a new generation of painters

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres Summary

  • Born in Montauban, in Southern France, he died in Paris, in the area of the Quai Voltaire
  • Studied under Jacques-Louis David before attending, very successfully, the École des Beaux-Arts
  • Worked in Rome for a period of two decades and under illustrious commissions
  • Became Director of the French Academy in Rome before teaching at the École
  • Several future artists were his pupils but many, like the Impressionists, were influenced even only by the academic standard he had set

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres Famous Paintings

  • The Ambassadors of Agamemnon in the Tent of Achilles (1801)
  • Bonaparte, First Consul (1804)
  • Napoleon I on his Imperial Throne (1806)
  • Madame Duvaucey (1807)
  • The Valpinçon Bather or Seated Woman (1808)
  • Romulus’ Victory over Acron (1811)
  • The Vow of Louis XIII (1824)
  • Portrait of Monsieur Bertin (1832)
  • The Illness of Antiochus (1840)
  • The Turkish Bath (1862)

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