“The French Revolution gave an enormous impulse to the painting of heroic subjects,” Gombrich writes. “The leading artist of this neo-classical style was the painter Jacques-Louis David (1748 – 1825), who was the ‘official artist’ of the Revolutionary Government.
Who became the most famous painter of the Revolution?
American painter John Trumbull is known for creating some of the most recognized works depicting the American Revolution.
What is one of the famous artwork of Jacques-Louis David?
The Oath of the Horatii is one of Jacques-Louis David’s most famous neoclassical paintings, and upon its exhibition in 1875 at the Paris Salon, established him as France’s leading artist.
Who is the most famous person in France?
The Greatest Frenchman
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Is Mona Lisa French?
The Mona Lisa (/ˌmoʊnə ˈliːsə/; Italian: Gioconda [dʒoˈkonda] or Monna Lisa [ˈmɔnna ˈliːza]; French: Joconde [ʒɔkɔ̃d]) is a half-length portrait painting by Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci.