Ingres

[an-gruh]
noun
  1. Jean Au·guste Do·mi·nique [zhahn oh-gyst daw-mee-neek] /ʒɑ̃ oʊˈgüst dɔ miˈnik/, 1780–1867, French painter.
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Examples from the Web for ingres

Contemporary Examples of ingres

  • This might not have won the out-loud approval of Ingres, the avid Academician, but I think his eyes would have understood.

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    Old Master as Ax Murderer?

    Blake Gopnik

    December 13, 2013

  • The Neo-Classicists had a cannon they copied and, in Ingres, a high priest.

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    The Eyes Have It

    Blake Gopnik

    March 5, 2013

Historical Examples of ingres

  • 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

  • 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 suffered from these criticisms to a quite unreasonable extent.

    Ingres

    A. J. Finberg


British Dictionary definitions for ingres

Ingres

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