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Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

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The chief exponent of French Neoclassical painting in the mid-nineteenth century, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres is noted for his cool, meticulously drawn works, representing the stylistic antithesis of the contemporary Romantic school. As a monumental history painter, Ingres sought to perpetuate the classical tradition of Raphael and Poussin, though today it is his portraits that are recognised as his greatest legacy. The extraordinary clarity of expression and microscopic detail of his work, rendered at a consistently, almost unbelievable quality won him many admirers. His expressive distortions of form and space made him an important precursor of modern art, influencing Degas, Picasso and Matisse. 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 Ingres’ complete paintings 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 Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres – over 300 images, fully indexed and arranged in chronological and alphabetical order
* Includes reproductions of rare and lost works
* Features a special ‘Highlights’ section, with concise introductions to the masterpieces, giving valuable contextual information
* Enlarged ‘Detail’ images, allowing you to explore Ingres’ celebrated works in detail, as featured in traditional art books
* Over 600 images in colour – highly recommended for viewing on tablets and smartphones or as a valuable reference tool on more conventional eReaders
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the paintings
* Easily locate the artworks you wish to view
* Includes a wide selection of Ingres’ drawings
* Features two bonus biographies – discover Ingres’ incredible life

CONTENTS:

The Highlights
The Envoys of Agamemnon (1801)
Self Portrait (1804)
Portrait of Mademoiselle Caroline Rivière (1805)
Napoleon I on His Imperial Throne (1806)
The Grande Baigneuse (1808)
Oedipus and the Sphinx (1808)
La Grande Odalisque (1814)
Roger Freeing Angelica (1819)
The Vow of Louis XIII (1824)
The Apotheosis of Homer (1827)
Portrait of Monsieur Bertin (1832)
The Martyrdom of Saint Symphorian (1834)
Odalisque with Slave (1839)
The Illness of Antiochus (1840)
Portrait of Comtesse d’Haussonville (1845)
Portrait of the Princesse de Broglie (1853)
The Source (1856)
The Turkish Bath (1863)

The Paintings
The Complete Paintings
Alphabetical List of Paintings

The Drawings
Selected Drawings

The Biographies
Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres by Emilia Francis Strong Dilke
Ingres by A. J. Finberg

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