- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, French (Montauban 1780 - 1867 Paris)
- Portrait of Mrs. George Vesey and Her Daughter Elizabeth Vesey, later Lady Colthurst
- Other Titles
- Alternate Title: Portrait of Mme. Vesey and Her Daughter
- Work Type
- Physical Descriptions
- Graphite and white gouache on white wove paper
- 29.9 x 22.4 cm (11 3/4 x 8 13/16 in.)
- Col. and Mrs. George Vesey, Dublin; their daughter Lady Nicholas Conway Colthurst; her son Sir George Conway Colthurst (d. 1878); his widow Lady George Conway Colthurst (d. 1915); her daughter Lady Annie C. Colthurst, London, until 1930; purchased from her by Wildenstein and Co., Paris; acquired from them by Grenville L. Winthrop, New York, January 1932 ($12,500); 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
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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- Publication History
William Rothenstein, Men and memories; recollections of William Rothenstein, Coward McCann (New York, NY, 1931 - 1940), vol. 1, pg. 103
Anonymous, "Monsieur Ingres et ses élèves", Beaux-arts (March 20, 1934), 73, no. 65, pg. 2, repro.
Richard Brinsley Ford, "Ingres' Portrait Drawings of English People at Rome, 1806-1820", Burlington Magazine (July 1939), 75, pp. 6, 9-10, pl. 2B
Agnes Mongan, "Drawings by Ingres in the Winthrop Collection", Gazette des Beaux-Arts (July-December 1944), ser. 6, 26, pp. 395, 397, fig. 5
Otto Benesch, "The Winthrop Collection: From Neo-Classic to Romanticism; David, Ingres, Géricault", Art News (January 1-14, 1944), vol. 42, no. 16, pp. 9-10, 20-21, 32, p. 32
Jacques Mathey, Ingres, Olivir Lesourd (Paris, 1945), pg. 12 and unnumbered plate
Agnes Mongan, Ingres: 24 Drawings, Pantheon Books (New York, 1947), no. 11, repro.
Millia Davenport, The Book of Costume, Crown Publishers Inc. (New York, 1948), vol. 2, pp. 826-27, no. 2324, repro.
Jean Alazard, Ingres et l'Ingrisme, Michel (Paris, France, 1950), pp. 63, 147 n. 12
A Loan Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings from the Ingres Museum at Montauban, exh. cat., Knoedler Galleries (New York, NY, 1952), intro. (unpaged)
Ingres, exh. cat., Réunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, France, 1967), pg. 140, under no. 100
Ingres: Centennial Exhibition, 1867-1967. Drawings, Watercolors and Oil Sketches from American Collections, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1967), no. 36, pp. 245-246, repr.
Agnes Mongan, "Ingres as a Great Portrait Draughtsman", Colloque Ingres, ed. Mathieu Méras and Alan Godeau, Amis du Musée Ingres (Montauban, 1969), pp. 134-50, pp. 144, 146. 153, fig. 19, repr.
Marjorie B. Cohn, "The Original Format of Ingres Portrait Drawings", Colloque Ingres, Dupin (Montauban, France, 1969), pg. 17
Evelyne Pansu, Ingres Dessins, Chene (Paris, France, 1977), no. 37, repro.
Hans Naef, Die Bildniszeichnungen von J.-A.-D. Ingres (Bern, Switzerland, 1978), vol. 2, pp. 100-103, fig. 1; vol. 4, pp. 324-25, no. 176, repro.
Daniel Ternois, Ingres, Editions Nathan (Paris, France, 1980), pp. 55, 82, repro.
Avigdor Arikha, J. A. D. Ingres: Fifty Life Drawings from the Musée Ingres at Montauban, exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Houston, TX, 1986), pp. 5-6
Avigdor Arikha, Peinture et regard: ecrits sur l'art 1965-1990, Hermann (Paris, France, 1991), p. 159
Anne Hollander, Seeing Through Clothes, University of California Press (Berkeley, CA, 1993), p. 122; repr. fig. II.39
Avigdor Arikha, On depiction: selected writings on art, 1965-94, Bellew (London, England, 1995), p. 162; repr. p. 163
Agnes Mongan, David to Corot: French Drawings in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1996), cat. no. 221, repr.
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. 61-62, pl. 38
Valérie Bajou, Monsieur Ingres, Editions Adam Biro (Paris, France, 1999), p. 169; repr. fig. 116
William W. Robinson, "Old Master and Nineteenth-Century Drawings at the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University", Master Drawings, Master Drawings Association (2000), vol. 38, no. 3, Autumn, pp. 233-240, p. 235, fig. 2
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 (U.S.) (New York, 2003), cat. no. 57, repr. (color), p. 26
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. 57, repr.
Mark G. Mitchell, "Learning from the Masters: Ingres' Miraculous Lines", Drawing (American Artist) (Winter 2007), pp. 42-57, repr. p. 47
Vincent Pomarède and Carlos G. Navarro, Ingres, exh. cat., Museo Nacional del Prado (Madrid, 2015), pp. 209-210, repr. p. 210, fig. 95
- Exhibition History
Exhibition of Works by the Old Masters and Deceased Masters of the British School, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 01/07/1907 - 03/16/1907
Catalogue of a Collection of Drawings by Deceased Masters, with Some Decorative Furniture and Other Objects of Art, Burlington Fine Arts Club, London, 01/01/1917 - 01/01/1917
Chinese sculpture, bronzes, jades, paintings and drawings, Egyptian and Persian sculpture, Pre-Columbian art : selected from the collection of Grenville Lindall Winthrop, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 10/01/1943 - 02/28/1944
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
32Q: 2200 19th Century, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 07/08/2015 - 11/10/2015
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