Tag: Neoclassicism

Les Tragiques grecs (1866)

Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) Les Tragiques grecs (The Greek Tragedians) 1866 Oil on canvas, 37 × 44 cm Musée des Beaux-Arts, Angers This painting is a study for The Apotheosis of Homer. Compare: Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) L’apothéose d’Homère 1827 Musée…

John Milton

(1608–1674) Works: • Areopagitica (English) • An Introduction to the Prose and Poetical Works of John Milton (English) • L’Allegro, Il Penseroso, Comus, and Lycidas (English) • Le Paradis Perdu (French) • Milton’s Comus (English) • Minor Poems (English) •…

John Dryden

(1631–1700) Works: • All for Love; Or, The World Well Lost: A Tragedy (English) • Discourses on Satire and on Epic Poetry (English) • Dryden’s Palamon and Arcite (English) • His Majesties Declaration Defended (English) • The Aeneid, Translated by…

Jacques-Louis David

(1748–1825) The artist’s works: Marat Assassiné 1793 Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Brussels Portrait de l’artiste 1794 Musée du Louvre, Paris Born August 30 1748 Paris (France) Died December 29 1825 Brussels (Belgium) Buried Cimetière du Père Lachaise (Paris) Occupation Deputy Painter Award Prix…

Asensio Julià

(1753–1832) Asensio Julià i Alvarracín, nicknamed El Pescadoret Asensio Julià in Art: Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828) Retrato de Asensio Julià c.1798 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid     Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828) Asensio Julià 1814 Clark Art Institute, Williamstown   Born November 8 1753…

Antonio Canova

(1757–1822) Marchese d’Ischia The artist’s works: Orfeo 1770s Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg Euridice 1776 Museo Correr, Venezia Orfeo 1776 Museo Correr, Venezia Dedalo e Icaro 1778–1779 Museo Correr, Venezia Teseo sul Minotauro 1782 Victoria and Albert Museum, London Amore e Psiche che si abbracciano 1787–1793…

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

(1780–1867) The artist’s works: Autoportrait à l’âge de 24 ans 1804 Musée Condé, Chantilly Napoléon Bonaparte, Premier Consul 1804 Grand Curtius, Liège La Baigneuse de Valpinçon 1808 Musée du Louvre, Paris Oedipe explique l’énigme du sphinx 1808 Musée du Louvre, Paris Les…

Arthur Honegger

(1892–1955) Filmography as Composer: Pygmalion 1938 Director: Anthony Asquith, Leslie Howard Starring: Leslie Howard, Wendy Hiller   Born March 10 1892 Le Havre (France) Died November 27 1955 Paris (France) Occupation Composer Title Grand Officier de la Légion d’honneur

T. S. Eliot

(1888–1965) Thomas Stearns Eliot, OM Works: • Eeldrop and Appleplex (1934) • Ezra Pound: His Metric and Poetry (1917) • Pascal’s Pensées (1958) • Poems (1920) • Prufrock and Other Observations (1917) • The Waste Land (1922) Quotes: • T.…