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Painting ID::  20787
The Lictors Bring to Brutus the Bodies of His Sons,Paris (mk05)
1789 Canvas 127 1/4 x 166 1/4''(323 x 422 cm)Salons of 1789 and 1791;acquired by the Directorate of Royal Buildings 1789;collection of Louis XVI.INV 3693

Jacques-Louis  David The Lictors Bring to Brutus the Bodies of His Sons,Paris (mk05) oil painting reproduction


   
 

 

 
   
      

Jacques-Louis David
French b.Aug. 30, 1748, Paris d.Dec. 29, 1825, Brussels Jacques-Louis David is famous for his huge, dramatic canvasses of Napoleon and other historical figures, including Oath of the Horatii (1784), Death of Marat (1793) and The Sabine Women (1799). Early in his career he was a leader in the neoclassical movement; later his subjects became more modern and political. David was himself active in the French Revolution as a supporter of Robespierre and is sometimes called the chief propagandist for the Revolution; after the Reign of Terror ended he was briefly imprisoned for his actions. When Napoleon took power David became his court painter and created several grand canvasses of the Emperor, including the heroic Napoleon Bonaparte Crossing the Alps (1801) and the enormous Coronation of Napoleon and Josephine (1807). David also painted Napoleon in His Study (1812), with its famous image of Napoleon with one hand tucked inside his vest. After Napoleon ouster David went in exile to Brussels, where he remained until his 1825 death
The Lictors Bring to Brutus the Bodies of His Sons,Paris (mk05)
1789 Canvas 127 1/4 x 166 1/4''(323 x 422 cm)Salons of 1789 and 1791;acquired by the Directorate of Royal Buildings 1789;collection of Louis XVI.INV 3693

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