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PAINTING ON THIN ICE

During the century that followed Jacques Louis David’s death, three forces struggled for position in French art; classicism, romanticism, and realism. But their initial struggle took place in the art of David. His heroic style, suppressing ┬ápassion beneath a hard … Continue reading

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