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Antoine-Jean Gros (1771-1835) was a French painter, born in Paris. His father, who was aminiature painter, began to teach him to draw at the age of six,and showed himself from the first an exacting master. Towards theclose of 1785 Gros, by his own choice, entered the studio ofJacques-Louis David, which he frequented assiduously, continuing atthe same time to follow the classes of the Collège Mazarin.   more from wikipedia »