19th Century Painting

Neoclassicism

Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825)

Paris & Helen
Paris & Helen, 1788

Marat, detail
Marat, 1793

Sabines, detail
Sabines, 1799,
detail


Cupid & Psyche,
1817

Mars Disarmed by Venus
Mars Disarmed
by Venus,1824

  1. Jacques-Louis David: Paris & Helen, 1788
  2. Jacques-Louis David: Marat, 1793. Brussels, MRBA.
  3. Jacques-Louis David: Intervention of the Sabine Women, 1799. Musee d'Orsay, Paris.
  4. Jacques-Louis David: Cupid & Psyche, 1817. Museum of Art, Cleveland.
  5. Jacques-Louis David: Mars Disarmed by Venus, 1824. Brussels, MRBA.

Comparison -- Cupid & Psyche:

Vien: Cupid & Psyche
Vien: Cupid &
Psyche, 1767


A. Canova: Cupid
& Psyche, 1793
  1. J. Vien: Cupid & Psyche, 1767. Musee, Lille, France.
  2. Antonio Canova: Cupid & Psyche, 1793. Metropolitan Museum, NY.


all photos by J. Howe