Luigi Cherubini and the Muse of Lyric Poetry.
1842. Oil on canvas. Louvre, Paris, France. More.
Cherubini, Maria Luigi Carlo Zenobio Salvatore (1760-1842)
an Italian composer, born in Florence. He studied at Bologna and Milan and wrote a succession of operas, at first in Neapolitan, later, after moving to Paris, in French style. In 1822 he became director of conservatory of Paris. Ingres liked his music