The Jeu de Paume Oath
Jacques-Louis David - circa 1790-1793
2000 x 1093 • 1507 KB
David never finished this ambitious painting as he took a long time just to finish the drawing; at this time (in 1792), the political situation had changed and many characters of the initial project were either dead or considered as enemies of the State. Only a few characters' heads are represented.

It is nevertheless a good way to see how neoclassicists worked, by making very accurate anatomical drawings before painting.

Owner/Location: Ch√Ęteau de Versailles  (France - Versailles, Greater Paris)
Dates: circa 1790-1793
Artist age:Approximately 45 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 400 cm (157.48 in.), Width: 660 cm (259.84 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member Josselin on 03 November 2013.
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