Sign in to favourite Sign in to add to album Geographical notes close Places are defined in terms of modern geography. Copyright Information close This artwork is in public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. If you are a copyright owner of this artwork, or his/hers legal representative, and you do not agree that this artwork is public domain, please let us know firstname.lastname@example.org WikiArt.org allows unlimited copying, distributing and displaying of the images of public domain artworks. Artworks protected by copyright are supposed to be used only for contemplation. Images of that type of artworks are prohibited for copying, printing, or any kind of reproducing and communicating to public since these activities may be considered copyright infringement. Public domain ← → The Apotheosis of Homer Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres Original Title: Homère déifié, dit aussi L’Apothéose d’Homère Alternative name: The Apotheosis of Homer (Ingres) Date: 1827 Style: Neoclassicism Genre: mythological painting Media: oil, canvas Dimensions: 386 x 515 cm Location: Louvre, Paris, France Tags: Greek-and-Roman-Mythology, Homer Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Apotheosis_of_Homer_(Ingres) File Source: commons.wikimedia.org References: cartelfr.louvre.fr Order an oil painting reproduction Ad Image dimension 750x574px, View all sizes Ingres created this painting by combining over 100 small drawings for the assorted characters, each one making the drawing more detailed and precise. The painting was a state commission by Charles X to have himself remembered in the building works of the Louvre. The painting depicts an image of Homer, receiving all of the brilliant men of Rome, Greece, and contemporary times. The characters in the painting were extensively researched by Ingres, who studied the paintings of Nicholas Poussin, Raphael, and Apelles, the ancient Greek painter. The painting also includes the figures of Dante, Virgil, and Moliere, the French playwright, along with other figures, including Greek and Roman Gods. Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres Famous works Portrait of Napoléon Bonaparte, The First Council Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres · 1804 Portrait of Monsieur Rivière Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres · 1805 Portrait of Napoléon on the Imperial Throne Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres · 1806 Jupiter and Thetis Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres · 1811 The Grande Odalisque Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres · 1814 The Apotheosis of Homer Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres · 1827 Portrait of French journalist Louis-François Bertin Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres · 1832 Madame Gonse Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres · 1852 The Turkish Bath Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres · 1863 View all 286 artworks Related Artworks Homer Reciting his Verses to the Greeks Jacques-Louis David Mars Disarmed by Venus and the Three Graces Jacques-Louis David The Anger of Achilles Jacques-Louis David The Farewell of Telemachus and Eucharis Jacques-Louis David Cupid and Psyche Jacques-Louis David Sappho and Phaon Jacques-Louis David Paris and Helen Jacques-Louis David The Pain of Andromache Jacques-Louis David The Grief of Andromache Jacques-Louis David The Funeral of Patroclus Jacques-Louis David Male Nude known as Hector Jacques-Louis David Antiochus and Stratonice Jacques-Louis David The Combat of Mars and Minerva Jacques-Louis David Blind Orion Searching for the Rising Sun Nicolas Poussin The birth of Baccus Nicolas Poussin The Death of Saphire Nicolas Poussin Orpheus and Eurydice Nicolas Poussin Venus Presenting Arms to Aeneas Nicolas Poussin Hymenaios Disguised as a Woman During an Offering to Priapus Nicolas Poussin Pan and Syrinx Nicolas Poussin 1 Load more Advertisement.