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Baron Antoine-Jean Gros
(1771 - 1835)

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1771 Born 16 March in Paris
1785 Enters the studio of David as student
1787 Enters the Académie
1793 Travels to Italy
1796 Meets Napoleon and is appointed his official battle painter
1808 Made chevalier of the Legion of Honour
1811 Awarded the commission of the Pantheon dome
1814 Appointed an official portraitist of Louis XVIII
1815 Elected to the Institut
1816 Succeeds David as professeur at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts
1824 Created baron by Charles X for his work on the Pantheon dome
1835 Commits suicide 26 June in Meudon
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