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Jacques-Louis David - Quotes

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In the arts the way in which an idea is rendered, and the manner in which it is expressed, is much more important than the idea itself. ---->>>

To give a body and a perfect form to one's thought, this - and only this - is to be an artist. ---->>>

If the work is poor, the public taste will soon do it justice. And the author, reaping neither glory nor fortune, will learn by hard experience how to correct his mistakes. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: French
Born: August 30, 1748
Birthplace: Paris, Kingdom of France
Die: December 29, 1825
Occupation: Artist
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Jacques-Louis David (; French: [ʒak lwi david]; 30 August 1748 – 29 December 1825) was a French painter in the Neoclassical style, considered to be the preeminent painter of the era. In the 1780s his cerebral brand of history painting marked a change in taste away from Rococo frivolity toward a classical austerity and severity, heightened feeling harmonizing with the moral climate of the final years of the Ancien Régime (wikipedia)