Ingres, French Neoclassical painter


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Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780-1867) Gallery Ingres was a French Neoclassical painter. Although he considered himself to be a painter of history in the tradition of Nicolas Poussin and Jacques-Louis David, by the end of his life it was Ingres’s portraits, both … Continue reading

Socialist Hollande ousts Sarkozy as French leader


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Socialist Hollande ousts Sarkozy as French leader PARIS, Sun May 6, 2012 – Socialist François Hollande swept to victory in France’s presidential election in a swing to the left at the heart of Europe that could start a pushback against German-led … Continue reading