Essays Tagged: "Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres"

Ingres' "La Grande Odalisque" and Manet's "Olympia" - a Comparison

This essay is comparing paintings of reclining female nudes thru the history of art. -Ingres' "La Grande Odalisque" and Manet's "Olympia" a ComparisonThe reclining female nude has been a ... painted in awareness of the painter; her gaze is focused outward.About thirty years later, in 1814, Ingres paints "La Grande Odalisque"(see fig. 3). She, like Goya's "Maja" was rejected at first by so ... y was an unnatural shape; her long back does not seem proportional to her small head. One critic of Ingres said, "She has three vertebrae too many!"Ingres' nude is also looking out from the painting w ...

(4 pages) 235 0 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

Titian, manet and Ingres essay! how there different times affected there art!

the nude as a reflection of concerns, attitudes and beliefs of the respective artists' timeTitian, Ingres and Manet all have painted nude but through different periods in time. The depiction of the n ... mainly viewed it. The painting now hangs in the Uffizi museum in Florence, where thousands view it.Ingres was a famous French a neo-classicist artist, in the eighteen hundreds. He was well known for ...

(3 pages) 52 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Edgar Degas

is early art a haughty yet sensitive quality of detachment. As he grew up, his idol was the painter Jean Auguste Ingres, whose example pointed him in the direction of a classical draftsmanship, stress ...

(1 pages) 641 1 3.5 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Amber Ware 10/18/2002 THE LIFE OF HILAIRE-EDGAR DEGAS I was

ied paintings by old masters in order to develop their own skills. While I was growing up I admired Jean Auguste Ingres and his great art using his memory for drawing.I began to realize how much I lov ...

(3 pages) 478 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists