French painter and drawers came to studies at his father and in Toulouse of 1796
to Paris to J.L. David and won 1801 the price o Rome. In Italy, where he lived
1805-1820 in Rome and until 1824 in Florence, he studied the antiquity and
especially the painter Raffael. He reached to a personal style; in the he the
form-formation through the nature connects. Additional marvellously paints and
many very tenuous subscribed portraits (picture Paganini) originated female file,
mythological pictures and historic compositions.
the Parisian parlour of 1824 picture is "vow Ludwigs XIII" a big
success achieved., he turned to Paris back. He got many jobs and found a school.
Over hostilities displeases, he went as 1834 director of the French academy to
Rome, turned however 1841 again to Paris back.
pursued his principles with dictatorial sternness and fought on the sharpest
Delacroix and that supporters. He viewed that of the color of composed painting
as aberration and menace of the art. In that Ingres of the line-accentuated
drawing went out, strived he no hardheaded nature rendering, but the depiction
an on reason of form-knowledge molded to ideal nature.
The bather of Valpencon (1806, Louvre), Odaliske (1806, Louvre), R. Longa (1806, Louvre), The Turkish bath (1806, Louvre), among other things.
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