The Apotheosis of Homer
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Ingres considered it to be his most important and beautiful work; a profession of faith in which he paid homage to the greatest writers and artists of all time. The subject is cast like a Tree of Jesse and the actual layout taken from Raphael's 'School of Athens'.
Owner/Location: Musée du Louvre  (France - Paris)
Dates: 1826-1827
Artist age:Approximately 47 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 386 cm (151.97 in.), Width: 515 cm (202.76 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member rocsdad on 05 June 2006.
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