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Ingres

[an-gruh] /ˈɛ̃ grə/
noun
1.
Jean Auguste Dominique
[zhahn oh-gyst daw-mee-neek] /ʒɑ̃ oʊˈgüst dɔ miˈnik/ (Show IPA),
1780–1867, French painter.
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  • Ingres' persistence looked like folly, even madness in his eyes.

    In the Heart of Vosges Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • And, while we are about it, you know that old Ingres turns me sick with his glairy painting.

    His Masterpiece Emile Zola
  • Ingres was so impressed by the beauty of this work that he is said to have burst into tears before it.

    Ingres A. J. Finberg
  • Ingres suffered from these criticisms to a quite unreasonable extent.

    Ingres A. J. Finberg
  • But if Ingres doubted of human justice, he never doubted about his art.

    Ingres A. J. Finberg
  • The life-work of Ingres was gathered together in a special gallery.

    Ingres A. J. Finberg
  • Ingres, Davids pupil, is represented at Chantilly by some of his finest work.

    Chantilly in History and Art Louise M. Richter
  • It has been laid on the shelf with the paintings of Ingres and Delacroix.

    Odette's Marriage Albert Delpit
British Dictionary definitions for Ingres

Ingres

/French ɛ̃ɡrə/
noun
1.
Jean Auguste Dominique (ʒɑ̃ oɡyst dɔminik). 1780–1867, French classical painter, noted for his draughtsmanship
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