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Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780-1867) Het Turkse Bas (1862) Olie op doek 110 cm - Het Louvre


Detail of La Grande Odalisque Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingre; 29 August 1780 – 14 January 1867) was a French Neoclassical painter. Although he considered himself to be a painter of history in the tradition of Nicolas Poussin and Jacques-Louis David, by the end of his life it was Ingres's portraits, both painted and drawn, that were recognized as his greatest legacy.