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Keywords : Romulus, male nude, man, nudity
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Sept hommes nus debout, étude pour Romulus vainqueur d'Acron

Romulus, conqueror of Acron is a historical painting painted in Rome by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres in 1812. Commissioned by the Imperial authorities on the occasion of Napoleon I's visit to Rome, the monumental painting was intended to decorate the Empress's salon in the Quirinal Palace. Inspired by Plutarch's account of Roman history, Ingres chose to give the work an archaic character by using the tempera technique, following the example of Italian Renaissance masters such as Mantegna. The painting is part of the collections of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. In Roman mythology, Rome was founded by Romulus after he killed his brother Remus. The new city attracted outcasts, mainly men, who found refuge there. To ensure the city's survival, Romulus organised the "abduction of women"; the most famous abduction being that of the Sabines (women of the Sabine people), but others also took place in the neighbouring towns of Cænina, Crustumerium and Antemnæ. " This act triggered a war in which the leader of Cænina's army, Acron, was [...]

 

This artwork is a drawing from the classical period. It belongs to the neoclassicism style.

 

« Sept hommes nus debout, étude pour Romulus vainqueur d'Acron » is kept at Musée du Louvre, Paris, France.

 

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