This might not have won the out-loud approval of Ingres, the avid Academician, but I think his eyes would have understood.
The Neo-Classicists had a cannon they copied and, in Ingres, a high priest.
He used to speak of Ingres as such a teacher as he would have chosen for himself.
Ingres' persistence looked like folly, even madness in his eyes.
Let us see how it looks on the next, which will be very likely a return to the tradition of Ingres.
And, while we are about it, you know that old Ingres turns me sick with his glairy painting.
Strange, that a man like Ingres should rave so about new fashions and pretty toilettes!
Ingres was so impressed by the beauty of this work that he is said to have burst into tears before it.
Delacroix is one of the mighty ones of the earth, and Ingres misses being so creditably.
Ingres suffered from these criticisms to a quite unreasonable extent.