Portrait of Alphonse Leroy

By Jacques-Louis David SKU:15431

Jacques-Louis David's "Portrait of Alphonse Leroy" is a remarkable painting created in 1797. This captivating artwork portrays the young Alphonse Leroy with striking realism and sensitivity. What makes this painting special is David's ability to capture the sitter's personality and emotions, elevating it beyond a traditional portrait. Through his meticulous brushwork and attention to detail, David brings Leroy to life, revealing a sense of introspection and depth. The portrait stands as a testament to David's mastery of capturing human character and his ability to infuse his subjects with a profound sense of presence and individuality.

40 cm

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Title: Jacques-Louis David’s “Portrait of Alphonse Leroy”: A Captivating Glimpse into Character

Year Painted: 1797

Jacques-Louis David’s “Portrait of Alphonse Leroy,” painted in 1797, is a captivating artwork that offers viewers a profound insight into the character of the young sitter. This remarkable portrait stands out due to the artist’s exceptional ability to capture the essence of Leroy and infuse the painting with a sense of individuality and depth.

In this composition, David skillfully portrays Alphonse Leroy with striking realism and sensitivity. The sitter’s facial features, expertly rendered through meticulous brushwork, reveal a contemplative expression and a hint of introspection. David’s attention to detail extends to the subtle play of light and shadow, further enhancing the depth and three-dimensionality of the portrait.

What makes this painting particularly special is the artist’s ability to convey Leroy’s personality and emotions through his artistry. By capturing the young man’s gaze, David engages viewers and invites them to delve into the subject’s inner world. The portrait becomes a captivating window into the soul of Leroy, transcending a mere visual representation.

Beyond its technical brilliance, the portrait serves as a testament to David’s skill in capturing human character. Through his mastery of portraiture, the artist immortalizes the unique essence of his subjects. In “Portrait of Alphonse Leroy,” David offers a glimpse into Leroy’s individuality and invites viewers to contemplate the rich complexity of human nature.

This painting holds significance not only as a work of art but also as a historical document. Alphonse Leroy, the sitter, was an influential figure during the French Revolution. David, a prominent artist of the time and a fervent supporter of the Revolution, portrayed Leroy as a representative of the new era, capturing the spirit of the age in his art.

Jacques-Louis David’s “Portrait of Alphonse Leroy” is a captivating masterpiece that showcases the artist’s exceptional talent in capturing the essence of his subjects. Through meticulous brushwork, attention to detail, and an understanding of human character, David immortalizes Leroy and offers viewers a unique and thought-provoking glimpse into his persona. This painting stands as a testament to the enduring power of portraiture and its ability to transcend time, capturing the essence of individuals and inviting us to connect with their humanity.

Original size:
91 x 72 cm (width x height)
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Minimal order width:
50 cm
Maximum order width:
183 cm

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