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Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

On this Day: August 29, 1780 | Birthday of Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

29 August 1780: Birthday of Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, French painter and illustrator (d. 1867) (Source) Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (/ˈæŋɡrə, ˈæ̃ɡrə/ ANG-grə, French: [ʒɑ̃ oɡyst dɔminik ɛ̃ɡʁ]; 29 August 1780 – 14 January 1867) was a French Neoclassical painter. Ingres was profoundly influenced by past artistic traditions and aspired to become the guardian of academicContinue Reading