Leonidas at Thermopylae

Black chalk, squared in black chalk | 40.6 x 54.9cm | c. 1814

Jacques Louis David

This is a compositional study for David's large canvas of the same subject, signed and dated 1814 and today in the Musée du Louvre, Paris. The drawing was executed in two distinct stages, offering a view into the artist's creative process. Over a det...
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