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Jacques-Louis David

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The principal exponent of the Neoclassical reaction against the Rococo style, Jacques-Louis David won wide acclaim with his huge canvases on classical themes. The appointed painter to Napoleon, David developed his Empire style, notable for its use of warm Venetian colours, confirming his status as the most celebrated artist of his day. Delphi’s Masters of Art Series presents the world’s first digital e-Art books, allowing readers to explore the works of great artists in comprehensive detail. This volume presents David’s complete works in beautiful detail, with concise introductions, hundreds of high quality images and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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* The complete paintings of Jacques-Louis David — fully indexed and arranged in chronological and alphabetical order
* Includes reproductions of rare works
* Features a special ‘Highlights’ section, with concise introductions to the masterpieces, giving valuable contextual information
* Enlarged ‘Detail’ images, allowing you to explore David’s celebrated works in detail, as featured in traditional art books
* Hundreds of images in colour – highly recommended for viewing on tablets and smart phones or as a valuable reference tool on more conventional eReaders
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the paintings
* Easily locate the paintings you wish to view
* Includes David’s drawings – explore the artist’s varied works
* Features a bonus biography – discover David’s artistic and personal life

CONTENTS:

The Highlights
Erasistratus Discovering the Cause of Antiochus’ Disease
Andromache Mourning Hector
Oath of the Horatii
The Death of Socrates
The Lictors Bring to Brutus the Bodies of His Sons
Sketch of ‘The Tennis Court Oath’
The Death of Marat
Self Portrait of Jacques-Louis David
Unfinished Portrait of General Bonaparte
The Intervention of the Sabine Women
Portrait of Madame Récamier
Leonidas at Thermopylae
Napoleon Crossing the Alps
The Coronation of Napoleon
The Emperor Napoleon in His Study at the Tuileries
Portrait of Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès
Mars Being Disarmed by Venus and the Three Graces

The Paintings
The Complete Paintings
Alphabetical List of Paintings

The Drawings
List of Drawings

The Biography
Brief Biography: Jacques-Louis David

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The Masters of Art Super Set allows you to purchase the entire series in a single purchase, while taking advantage of a special discounted price: 10% off. Once you have completed payment, all the titles in that series will be available to download in the My Account section. See the Super Set here.