"I am not one who was born in the custody of wisdom. I am one who is fond of olden times and intense in quest of the sacred knowing of the ancients." Gustave Courbet

29 August 2020

Happy Birthday, Ingres

Ingres, Napoleon on His Imperial Throne, 1806

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres was born on this day in 1780.

You have to observe flowers in order to find the right tones for the folds of clothes. 

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

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