Author photo. Sculpture by François Rude, 1838, <br>Musée du Louvre, Paris, France <br>(Credit: Marie Lan-Nguyen, 2006)

Sculpture by François Rude, 1838,
Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
(Credit: Marie Lan-Nguyen, 2006)

Jacques-Louis David (1748–1825)

Author of Jacques-Louis David : 1748-1825

Includes the names: Jacques-Louis David

MembersReviewsPopularityRatingFavorited   Events   
19 (1,262)14385,325 (3.84)00
No events listed. (add an event)
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical name
Legal name
Other names
Date of birth
Date of death
Burial location
Country (for map)
Place of death
Places of residence
Awards and honors
Short biography
Jacques-Louis David was the preeminent French painter of his era. His specialty was the historical painting. An active supporter of the French Revolution, he was imprisoned after the fall of Robespierre. Following his release, David sought the patronage of Napoleon Bonaparte. It was during the subsequent years that he developed his famous Empire style.
Disambiguation notice

Member ratings

Average: (3.84)
0.5 1
1 2
2 5
2.5 1
3 17
3.5 8
4 46
4.5 4
5 23

Author pictures (3)


(see all 3 author pictures)

Improve this author

Combine/separate works

Author division

Jacques-Louis David is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.


Jacques-Louis David is composed of 2 names. You can examine and separate out names.

Combine with…


You are using the new servers! | About | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 116,045,399 books! | Top bar: Always visible