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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.855
People
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, French (Montauban 1780 - 1867 Paris)
Title
Portrait of Alfred-Emilien O'Hara, Comte de Nieuwerkerke
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1856
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite and white chalk, with stumping around beard and left hand, on cream wove paper, darkened
Dimensions
actual: 33 x 24.3 cm (13 x 9 9/16 in.)
Provenance
Comte Émilien de Nieuwerkerke, 1856, presumably his sole heir, Countess Lorenzo Altieri, Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi, Rome; Jacques Seligmann and Co., New York, June 1928; acquired by Grenville L. Winthrop, November 1928 ($6,000); his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.855
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Arnould de Vienne, "Galerie de M. Marcotte", L'Artiste (August 24, 1856), ser. 6, 2, p. 102, pg. 70 (Adolph-Pierre Riffaut, reproductive lithograph [1856] after the portrait drawing of Nieuwerkerke by Ingres)

[Reproduction only], Lithographic reproduction of Émilien Nieuwerkerke by Ingres, (1856-1857)., reproduction produced in 1856 or 1857

Edmond Saglio, "Un Nouveau Tableau de M. Ingres, liste complète de ses oeuvres", La Correspondence Litteraire (February 5, 1857), pg. 70

Theophile Gautier, "Les soirées du Louvre", L'artiste (Paris, January 31, 1858), ser. 7, 3, pg. 69

Emile Galichon, "[Description des] Dessins de M. Ingres [exposés au Salon des Arts-Unis], deuxième série.", Gazette des Beaux-Arts (Paris, July 1, 1861), 9, pg. 47

Olivier Merson and Emile Bellier de la Chavignerie, Ingres, sa Vie et ses Oeuvres, J. Hetzel (Paris, France, 1867), pg. 120

Charles Blanc, Ingres, sa vie et ses ouvrages, Vve. J. Renouard (Paris, France, 1870), pg. 239

Henri, Vicomte Delaborde, Ingres, sa vie, ses travaux, sa doctrine, d'apres les notices manuscrites et les lettres du maitre, H. Plon (Paris, France, 1870), pg. 308, no. 384

Charles-Phillippe, Marquis de Chennevières-Pointel, Souvenirs d'un directeur des Beaux-Arts (5 vols.), Bureaux de l'Artiste (Paris, 1883-1889 (1979)), vol 2, pp. 84-85

Frédèric Henriet, "Le Comte de Nieuwerkerke", Le journal des arts (Paris, January 21, 1893), pg. 1

[Reproduction Only], Le journal des arts, (Paris, January 25, 1893)., pg. 2

Frédèric Henriet, "Le Comte de Nieuwerkerke", L'art (Paris, 1894), 18, pp. 227, 235 (detail illustration)

Henry Lapauze, Les dessins de J.-A.-D. Ingres du Musée de Montauban, J. E. Bulloz (Paris, France, 1901), pp. 250, 267

Paul André Lemoisne, "Les Soirées du Louvre: Aquarelles d'Eugène Giraud conservées au cabinet des Estampes", Bulletin de la Société de l'Histoire de l'Art Français (Paris, 1920), 2, pg. 293

Alexandrine Miller, "Ingres' Three Methods of Drawing as Revealed by his Crayon Portraits", Art in America (January 1938), vol. XXVI, pg. 14

Agnes Mongan, "Drawings by Ingres in the Winthrop Collection", Gazette des Beaux-Arts (July-December 1944), ser. 6, 26, pp. 400-401

John Rewald, The History of Impressionism [revised ed.], Museum of Modern Art, New York (New York, NY, 1961), pg. 142, repr.

Pierre Angrand, Monsieur Ingres et son époque, La Bibliothèque des Arts (Lausanne, Switzerland, 1968), pp. 248-49 n. 2

Evelyne Pansu, Ingres Dessins, Chene (Paris, France, 1977), no. 79, repr.

Hans Naef, Die Bildniszeichnungen von J.-A.-D. Ingres (Bern, Switzerland, 1978), vol. 3, pp. 514, 516, 543-44; vol. 5, pp. 360-61, no. 439, repr.

Daniel Ternois, Ingres, Editions Nathan (Paris, France, 1980), pp. 104, 157, repr.

Gaetan Picon, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Quai des Celestins, 4 (New York, NY, 1980), repr. pg. 87

Daniel Ternois, "Une amitié romaine: les lettres d'Ingres à Édouard Gatteaux", Actes du Colloque: Ingres et Rome, Montauban (Montauban, 1986), pp. 17-61, pg. 60 n. 1

Ingres et Delacroix: Dessins et aquarelles, exh. cat., Snoeck-Ducaju & Zoon (Ghent, 1986), pp. 35-36, repr.

Régis Michel, Madeleine Pinault, and Arlette Sérullaz, Les mots dans le dessin, exh. cat., Réunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, 1986), pg. 29, under no. 25

Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt, Journal: Mémoires de la vie littéraire, R. Laffont (Paris, 1989), vol. 1, pg. 917, under entry for January 3, 1863

Helen Osterman Borowitz and Albert Borowitz, Pawnshop and palaces: the fall and rise of the Campana art museum, Smithsonian Institution Press (Washington, D.C, 1991), pp. 92-93; repr. fig. 23

Georges Vigne, Ingres, Citadelles & Mazenod and Abbeville Press (Paris, France; New York, NY, 1995), pp. 309-10, fig. 267

John House, Landscapes of France: Impressionism and its rivals, exh. cat., Hayward Gallery (London, England, 1995), pp. 43-44; repr. fig. 25

Agnes Mongan, David to Corot: French Drawings in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1996), cat. no. 253, repr.

Jane Mayo Roos, Early impressionism and the French state (1866-1874), Cambridge University Press (U.K.) (Cambridge, England and New York, NY, 1996), pp. 3-4; repr. fig. 4

Georges Vigne, "Monsieur Ingres, dessine-moi un portrait", L'Estampille/L'Objet d'Art (March 1999), no. 334, color repr. p. 47

Valérie Bajou, Monsieur Ingres, Editions Adam Biro (Paris, France, 1999), p. 328; repr. fig. 218

Gary Tinterow and Philip Conisbee, Portraits by Ingres: Image of an Epoch, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY, 1999), p. 371 and repr. fig. 218

Pierre Rosenberg, From Drawing to Painting: Poussin, Watteau, Fragonard, David & Ingres, Princeton University Press (Princeton, NJ, 2000), p. 144, fig. 188, repr.

Fernande Goldschmidt, Le comte de Nieuwerkerke : art et pouvoir sous Napoléon III, exh. cat., Réunion des Musées Nationaux; Château de Compiègne (Compiègne, France, 2000), pp. 15-81, under no. 23

Daniel Ternois, Lettres d’Ingres à Marcotte d’Argenteuil: dictionnaire, Librairie des Arts et Métiers-Ed. Jacques Laget (Nogent-le-Roi, France, 2001), pg. 158

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press (New York, NY, 2003), cat. no. 78, repr. (color)

Stephan Wolohojian, Ingres, Burne-Jones, Whistler, Renoir... La Collection Grenville L. Winthrop, exh. cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon and Réunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, France, 2003), no. 78, repr.

Pascale Picard-Cajan, Ingres et l'antique: l'illusion grecque, exh. cat., Actes Sud (Arles, 2006), p. 96 and note 14

Ross King, The Judgment of Paris: The Revolutionary Decade That Gave the World Impressionism, Walker and Company (New York, 2006), ill. p. 33

Ross King, Zum Frühstück ins Freie: Manet, Monet und die Ursprünge der Modernen Malerei [translation of "The Judgment of Paris: The Revolutionary Decade That Gave the World Impressionism", Albrecht Knaus Verlag (Munich, 2006), ill. p. 48

Louis-Antoine Prat, Le dessin français au XIXe siècle, Somogy Éditions d'Art (Paris, 2011), p. 162

Exhibition History

Dessins [d'Ingres] tirés de collections d'amateurs (2nd series)., Salon des Arts-Unis, Galerie Martinet, Paris, 01/01/1861 - 01/01/1861

International Exhibition, Royal Horticultural Society, London, 05/01/1862 - 11/01/1862

Tableaux, etudes peintes, dessins et croquis de J.-A.-D. Ingres peintre d'histoire, sénateur, membre de l'Institut, École Impériale des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 04/10/1867 - 12/31/1867

Ingres Centennial Exhibition, 1867-1967, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 02/12/1967 - 04/09/1967

Works by J.-A.-D. Ingres in the Collection of the Fogg Art Museum, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 10/17/1980 - 12/07/1980

A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, Lyon, 03/15/2003 - 05/26/2003; National Gallery, London, 06/25/2003 - 09/14/2003; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 10/23/2003 - 01/25/2004

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