Ingres studied with Jacques-Louis David in Paris. He earned his living painting portraits, often distorting shapes. He became a leading figure of French Neoclassicism, his nude art showing Degas's influence, and won the Prix de RA member of the Symbolist movement and his paintings were often inspired by visions. His style was an influence on Matisse and the Fauves and Surrealists.. HisThe Apotheosis of Homer is a ceiling painting in the Louvre Museum.
Related Artists include: Francois BOUCHER, Canova, Jaques Louis DAVID, Leighton, Maillol, Pierre PRUD'HON
Emperor Napoleon 1806: - Musee de l'Armee Paris
Jupiter and Thetis 1811: - Musee Granet Aix-en-Provence
Apotheosis of Homer 1827: - LOUVRE - Paris
Turkish Bath 1863: - LOUVRE - Paris
Madame Devacay 1807 - Musee Conde Chantilly
Raphael and La Fornarina 1814 - Fogg Art Museum Cambridge/
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Odalisque in Grisaille', 1824-34
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