DAVID, Jacques-Louis
(b. 1748, Paris, d. 1825, Bruxelles)


Coloured chalks on paper, 535 x 410 mm
École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris

Although defeated in the Prix de Rome in 1773, David had the satisfaction of winning the prize for the best drawing of an expressive head, with his image of Sorrow.

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