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Ingres: The Apotheosis of Homer, 1827, oil on canvas, 386 cm × 512 cm (152 in × 202 in), Louvre, Paris

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Surrounding Homer are poets, artists, and philosophers each historic and trendy—the fashionable personages are principally confined to the decrease register of the composition, though Ingres deemed Raphael and Michelangelo worthy of elevation to face alongside the ancients.

Higher part
Ranging from the left, the figures are:
Horace,Peisistratos,LycurgusDante, Virgil, Raphael, Sappho, Alcibiades, Apelles, Euripides, Menander, Demosthenes, Sophocles (holding a scroll), Aeschylus, Herodotus, the Iliad (seated, with a sword in its sheath), Orpheus, Linus, Homer, Musaeus of Athens, Victory or the Universe, The Odyssey (seated, with a steering oar), Aesop (beneath the lyre held by Pindar), Pindar, Hesiod, Plato, Socrates, Pericles (with helmet), Pheidias, Michelangelo, Aristotle, Aristarchus of Samothrace, Alexander the Nice

Decrease part
From left to proper, the figures are:
William Shakespeare, La Fontaine (whose profile is barely seen towards Shakespeare’s coat), Tasso, Poussin, Mozart, Corneille, Racine, Molière, Boileau, Longinus, Fenelon, Gluck, Luis Vaz de Camões

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