Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780-1867), was a French, classic painter. His style has developed rapidly and he was faithful to it, defending himself fiercely before romantic trends, his art is characterized by calm and linearism. Ingres was known from his perfectionism, he could improve his paintings for years, he claimed that the brush strokes on canvas should not be visible. Among painter's works we can find mainly portraits, historical paintings and art nude. Examples of his paintings are for instance: 'The Turkish Bath', 'Grande Odalisque' and 'The Valpinçon Bather'.