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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.

Ingres

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

In•gres

(ˈɛ̃ grə)

n.
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.' It'll be there.
Crow discusses, among many topics, David's art and influence during exile, Gericault's odyssey through outcast Rome and Ingres's drive to reconcile religious art with contemporary mentalities, the titled victors over Napoleon all sitting for portraits by Lawrence, and the campaign to restore art objects expropriated by the French from Italy, prefiguring the restitution controversies of our own time.
These distortions were derided by critics in Ingres's day and have vexed commentators ever since.
Though aid workers are unable to obtain precise data because of the fighting, Ingres noted that the crisis has produced an unspecified, but probably increasing, number of preventable deaths.
Ingres said at the time that another boat travelling from Djibouti and carrying 2.5 tonnes of medical aid had reached Aden, the first aid delivered since the Saudi-led coalition launched its strikes on March 26.
The focus is mainly on his understanding of Delacroix, of course, and Ingres, and the argument, well supported from a close reading of the texts with plentiful quotations and resumes, carries conviction.
Actian Corporation (formerly Ingres Corp.) is the first to unveil a cloud development platform for building Action Apps.
For Naqsh another source of inspiration, inevitably, was Picasso and yet another was the work of great French Neo-classicist, Jean Dominique Ingres. The impact made by the Ingres is particularly interesting, since Ingres, in some paintings was a leader of the orientalist tendency in 19th century European art.
Michael Stonebraker, the main architect of the Ingres relational DBMS and the object-relational Postgres DBMS.