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David, Jacques-Louis Line breaks: Jacques-Louis David
Pronunciation: /daˈviːd/

Definition of David, Jacques-Louis in English:

( 1748–1825), French painter, famous for neoclassical paintings such as The Oath of the Horatii (1784). He became actively involved in the French Revolution, voting for the death of Louis XVI and supporting Robespierre.

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