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Jacques-Louis David died in 1825
29 December, 2016 - 30 December, 2016
The Coronation of Napoleon, (1806)
Neoclassical French painter Jacques-Louis David is one of the most important artists of his generation, renown for his history painting, classical and full of austerity and severity according to the climate of the final years of the Ancien Régime.
First supporter of the French Revolution, was imprisoned after Robespierre’s era and later, under Napoleon regime, he developed the Empire style full of warm Venetian colours.