LANGLOIS, Jérôme-Martin
(b. 1779, Paris, d. 1838, Paris)

Portrait of Jacques-Louis David

1824
Oil on canvas, 88 x 75 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris

David's features continued to be twisted by the growth of his tumour; the Scottish novelist Sir Walter Scott said that the painter's face was the most hideous he had ever seen.