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Art has been through many changes through as early as the middle ages to the renaissance to the French Neoclassism Artist began to practice and show their skills to the world The successfulness of an artist is greatly determined on how much people wealthy individuals hired and loved their work Ingres Jean-Auguste-Dominique is one of them French Neoclassism painters were largely influenced by trends in late 18th-century Europe However the French Revolution inspired a unique brand of Neoclassism realism that was a strong force in French paintings Painting nude women portraits of the history of art were popular during this period Portraits were very expensive to commission so the only people who could afford it were the wealthy and rich people Ingres Jean-Auguste-Dominique was a French painter who was a leading figure in the neoclassical movement Ingres was born in Montauban in the South of France on August 29 1780 He demonstrated great talent at an early age for music and drawing and received his first instruction from his father His father was also an artist but an unsuccessful sculptor and painter Ingres prepared himself and entered the studio of neoclassical painter in Paris Ingres learned to draw from his sculptor father before attending the Academy of Art in Toulouse from 1791 In 1797 he entered Jacques Louis Davids studio in Paris He won the Prix de Rome in 1801 for his painting The Envoys from Agamemnon The Grande Odalisque the painting that Ingres painted was a picture a women nude lying in bed In my opinion the picture was very detailed and the skin tone of the women had different shades of skin color the lines are blended into the picture and every line that he did was a shadow The lightness comes from the left side while the other side is dark In this painting he uses dark colors for the background the curtains and the bed The womens
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