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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, French (Montauban 1780 - 1867 Paris)
Portrait of Mme Delphine Ingres
Work Type
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Graphite on white wove paper, laid down
35 x 27.2 cm (13 3/4 x 10 11/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Charles E. Dunlap
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Ingres: Centennial Exhibition, 1867-1967. Drawings, Watercolors and Oil Sketches from American Collections, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1967), no. 104, pp. 245-246, repr.

Uwe Fleckner, Abbild und Abstraktion: die Kunst des Porträts im Werk von J.-A.-D. Ingres, Verlag Philipp von Zabern (Mainz, Germany, 1995), p. 120, fig. 40

Agnes Mongan, David to Corot: French Drawings in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1996), cat. no. 250, repr.

Ann Dumas and Colta Ives, The Private Collection of Edgar Degas, exh. cat., Metropolitan Museum of Art / Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, NY, 1997), p. 144, fig. 185

Edward Saywell, "Guide to Drawing Terms and Techniques", Harvard University Art Museums Bulletin, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1998), vol. VI, no. 2, pp. 30-39, p. 37 under "Squaring"

Aileen Ribeiro, Ingres in Fashion: Representations of Dress and Appearance in Ingres's Images of Women, Yale University Press (New Haven, CT and London, England, 1999), pp. 48, 173, pl. 139

Valérie Bajou, Monsieur Ingres, Editions Adam Biro (Paris, France, 1999), p. 326

Gary Tinterow and Philip Conisbee, Portraits by Ingres: Image of an Epoch, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY, 1999), cat. no. 159, repr. (color)

Alvin L. Clark, Jr., "To Delight the Eye": French Drawings and Paintings from the Collection of Charles E. Dunlap, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, 2005), no. 13

Louis-Antoine Prat, Le dessin français au XIXe siècle, Somogy Éditions d'Art (Paris, 2011), p. 189, repr. p. 189 as fig. 429

Exhibition History

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

Portraits by Ingres: Image of an Epoch, National Gallery, London, 01/27/1999 - 04/25/1999; National Gallery of Art, Washington, 05/23/1999 - 08/22/1999; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 10/05/1999 - 01/02/2000

"To Delight the Eye": French Drawings and Paintings from the Collection of Charles E. Dunlap, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 12/17/2005 - 03/12/2006

32Q: 2100 19th Century, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/13/2016 - 05/03/2016

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