Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres

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Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (August 29, 1780January 14, 1867) was a French Neoclassical painter. Although he thought of himself as a painter of history in the tradition of Nicolas Poussin and Jacques-Louis David, by the end of his life it was his portraits, both painted and drawn, that were recognized as his greatest legacy.

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