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 (ăN′grə), Jean Auguste Dominique 1780-1867.
French painter and leader of the French classical school who is remembered for his historical and mythological works.


(French ɛ̃ɡrə)
(Biography) Jean Auguste Dominique (ʒɑ̃ oɡyst dɔminik). 1780–1867, French classical painter, noted for his draughtsmanship


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Jean Auguste Dominique, (ʒɑ̃) 1780–1867, French painter.
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But think of the great artists of the past -- Raphael, Michael Angelo, Ingres, Delacroix -- they were all successful.
Now look here, when Olympia was shown at the Salon, Zola--amid the jeers of the Philistines and the hisses of the pompiers, the academicians, and the public, Zola said: `I look forward to the day when Manet's picture will hang in the Louvre opposite the Odalisque of Ingres, and it will not be the Odalisque which will gain by comparison.
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Fortunately, despite his misgivings about the discipline, Ingres drew and painted portraits just about all his life, for which we must be deeply grateful.
As the young and admiring Picasso discerned, 'Ingres drew like Ingres and not like the things he drew'.