La Grande Baigneuse
 (also known as La Baigneuse de Valpincon)
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One of Ingres' most perfect works showing that balance of intelligence and emotion, of detachment and sensuousness that gives his pictures their continuing potency. The colours here are unusually sensitive; the modelling has the softness of flesh and clarity of marble. This is one of the most monumental figures in the whole of nineteenth-century painting.
Owner/Location: Musée du Louvre  (France - Paris)
Dates: 1808
Artist age:Approximately 28 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 146 cm (57.48 in.), Width: 97.5 cm (38.39 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member rocsdad on 05 June 2006.
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