Description of the painting by Jean-Auguste Ingres “Joan of Arc at the coronation of Charles 7”

Description of the painting by Jean-Auguste Ingres “Joan of Arc at the coronation of Charles 7”

Description of the painting by Jean Auguste Ingres Joan of Arc at the coronation of Charles 7

The painting was created in 1854 in oil on canvas.

The style in painting is neoclassicism. Genre – historical painting.

Ingres is a French artist. He is considered the founder of academicism in Europe in the 19th century. For France, he became a great master of portrait. His models were important public figures, Napoleon, the supplier of the army of the emperor and his spouse. He also painted portraits with nudes.

Cloth “Joan of Arc on the coronation of Charles 7” – is a masterpiece of French painting, created by Ingres. The picture is written on the historical plot, included in the national history of France. Ingr masterfully performed the work. The picture looks very realistic.

Jeanne d’Arc is a girl who is a hero of the French state. She was also the commander in chief of the troops.

The plot described in the picture, occurred in March 1429. One day, the holy virgin came to the dauphin of France and announced that he would become the governor and be crowned before the King of Heaven with one king. This historical event will happen in the city of Reims.

Three months later, the prophecy of the saint was fulfilled, a coronation takes place in the city of Reims. This event proclaimed the state independence of France. The entire population enthusiastically accepted the new king. After that, a campaign was made to liberate the French state from the British. Double power in France was terminated. The state was liberated in less than a month, without shedding of blood, fires and death. British troops retreated without a fight.

Unfortunately, the fate of Joan of Arc was tragic, as it was burned at the stake. She was captured and handed over to England. Those recognized her as a heretic. Then followed a public burning at the stake.

After a while, the virgin was canonized, canonized and rehabilitated.

The canvas is stored in France. Louvre