Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres Biography and Artwork

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres was a prominent French painter who lived during the Neoclassical era. Born into an artist family, he displayed remarkable artistic talent from an early age. He trained with renowned painters like Joseph Roques and Jacques-Louis David and established himself as a significant figure in the French art scene of the 19th century.

Ingres was best known for his exquisite portrait paintings and grand-scale historical works, blending elements of classicism with realism. His work greatly influenced modern artists like Picasso and Matisse, whose styles differed substantially from his own.

In 1801, Ingres won the prestigious Prix de Rome but had to delay traveling to Italy until after the Napoleonic Wars ended five years later. Nonetheless, he brought back various techniques and motifs learned from Renaissance masters to France.

Throughout his career, Ingres explored not only Neoclassicism but also Romanticism and Orientalism in his work, enabling him to develop a distinct style that resonated well with audiences worldwide. Despite controversies surrounding some of his paintings depicting non-realistic forms of anatomy or perspective, he remained one of history’s most significant artists up to this day.

All Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres Artwork on Artchive

Artwork Name Year Medium
The Source 1856 Oil on Canvas
Odalisque and Slave 1839 Oil on Canvas
Le Bain Turc 1862 Oil on Canvas
La Grand Odalisque 1814 Oil on Canvas
Bather of Valpincon 1808 Oil on Canvas
Alix-genevieve De Seytres-caumont, Comtesse De Tournon 1812 Oil On Canvas
Study For 'the Tomb Of The Lady Jane Montagu' 1816 Pencil With Ochre Wash, Pen And Brown Ink On Paper
Costume Study For The Portrait Of Madame De Rothschild Pencil On Paper With Touches Of White
Teresa Nogarola, Countess Apponyi 1823 Pencil On Paper
Madame Antonia Devaucay De Nittis 1807 Oil On Canvas
Caroline Maille, Madame Gonse 1852 Oil On Canvas
Cecile Bochet, Madame Panckoucke 1811 Oil On Canvas
Betty de Rothschild, Baronne de Rothschild 1848 Oil on Canvas
Delphine Ramel, Madame Ingres 1859 Oil on Canvas
Josephine-Eleonore-Marie-Pauline de Galard de Brassac de Bearn, Princesse de Broglie 1853 Oil on Canvas
Louise de Broglie, Countesse d'Haussonville 1845 Oil on Canvas
Mademoiselle Caroline Riviere 1805 Oil on Canvas
Marie-Francoise Beauregard, Madame Riviere c.1805 - c.1806 Oil on Canvas
The Artist and his Wife 1830 Pencil on paper
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