The Vow of Louis XIII
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Ingres' first important commission. The picture was exhibited in the Salon of 1824, which also contained Delacroix's 'Massacre at Chios' (Louvre). The authoritarian character of the work impressed even the Romantic generation. The influence of Raphael's 'Sistine Madonna' (Dresden) is undisguised. The figure of the King appears to have been borrowed from a picture by Philippe de Champagne in Caen.
Owner/Location: Cath├ędrale Notre-Dame de Montauban  (France - Montauban)
Dates: 1824
Artist age:Approximately 44 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 421 cm (165.75 in.), Width: 262 cm (103.15 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member rocsdad on 05 June 2006.
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