The American Foundation for the Blind removes barriers, creates solutions, and expands possibilities so people with vision loss can achieve their full potential.

The American Foundation for the Blind removes barriers, creates solutions, and expands possibilities so people with vision loss can achieve their full potential.

After the abduction of the Sabine women by the neighboring Romans, the Sabines attempted to get them back - David depicts this episode here. The Sabine women are intervening to stop the bloodshed. Hersilia is throwing herself between her husband, the king of Rome, and her father, the king of the Sabines. David is using the subject to advocate the reconciliation of the French people after the Revolution. His increasingly simple style is inspired by Ancient Greece.

Nicolas POUSSIN  (Les Andelys, 1594 - Rome, 1665)

Jacques-Louis DAVID  (Paris, 1748 - Brussels, 1825)

The Impact of the Roman Intervention in Greece and Asia.


The Intervention of the Sabine Women - Wikipedia

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