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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 kind, 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 turned an energetic supporter of the French Revolution and good friend of Maximilien Robespierre (1758–1794), and used to be successfully a dictator of the humanities lower 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 the present that he built his Empire kind, extraordinary 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 demise. David had quite a few students, making him the most powerful effect in French artwork of the early nineteenth century, particularly educational Salon painting.

Sommario:

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

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