Happy birthday to Jacques Louis David, born this day in 1748. David championed a style of rigorous contours, sculpted forms, and polished surfaces. Learn more about his role in art history and view a slideshow: http://met.org/1fIt0YB
Jacques Louis David (French, 1748–1825) | The Death of Socrates | 1787
Join us Friday night at 6 p.m. for the free special lecture by Thomas E. Crow. Crow will discuss Jacques-Louis David’s exile and subsequent artistic rejuvenation through the tragic “Anger of Achilles,” in the Kimbell’s collection.
雅克-路易·大衛(Jacques-Louis David)名畫《馬拉之死》(Mort de Marat)是一個凶殺案現場，但浴缸里卻看不到馬拉。