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By Orietta Rossi Pinelli

Jacques-Louis David (30 August 1748 – 29 December 1825) used to be an influential French painter within the Neoclassical variety, thought of to be the preeminent painter of the period. within the 1780s his cerebral model of background portray marked a metamorphosis in style clear of Rococo frivolity towards a classical austerity and severity, heightened feeling chiming with the ethical weather of the ultimate years of the Ancien Régime.
David later grew to become an lively supporter of the French Revolution and good friend of Maximilien Robespierre (1758–1794), and was once successfully a dictator of the humanities less than the French Republic. Imprisoned after Robespierre's fall from energy, he aligned himself with another political regime upon his liberate, that of Napoleon I. It used to be at present that he built his Empire kind, striking for its use of hot Venetian shades. After Napoleon's fall from strength and the Bourbon revival, David exiled himself to Brussels, then within the uk of the Netherlands, the place he remained till his dying. David had a good number of scholars, making him the most powerful effect in French paintings of the early nineteenth century, in particular educational Salon painting.

Sommario:

PARIGI E l. a. RIVOLUZIONE
Cambia anche il pace (Francesco H. Maiello)
DAVID E LE FESTE REPUBBLICANE
La festa dell'Essere Supremo (Francesco Pitocco)
DAVID E los angeles PITTURA according to l. a. RIVOLUZIONE
DAVID E l. a. NASCITA DEL MUSEO
DAVID: VITA E OPERE
Cronologia
Bibliografia

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