Friday, October 14, 2011

Drawing Inspiration: Jacques-Louis David [ν]

  • Painter / Talented Jerk
  • Father killed in a duel
  • Supporter of Robespierre, then Napoleon
  • Signed over 300 execution orders during the Reign of Terror
  • Left with facial scar from a sword wound
  • Wikipedia Bio

  • [Drawing Inspiration is a portrait-and-profile feature highlighting the outstanding figures of the art world—and!—my monthly contribution to the art and design blog, Illustration Pages.]

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