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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.853
People
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, French (Montauban 1780 - 1867 Paris)
Title
Study for the Right Hand of Monsieur Louis Bertin
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1832
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on tracing paper, laid down
Dimensions
17.6 x 20.6 cm (6 15/16 x 8 1/8 in.)
Provenance
Sold by the artist to Étienne-François Haro; consigned by him to the Ingres sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 6-7, 1867 (Lugt 1921, no. 1241), no. 84 (Fr 790); (?) Thibaudeau (or Thibaudot); Henry Lehmann; his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, March 2-3, 1883; no. 201; comtesse de Béhague, Paris; her daughter, comtesse de Béarn; acquired from her through Martin Birnbaum by Grenville L. Winthrop, May-June 1931 (Fr 27,500 for 1943.850-1943.853); 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
1943.853
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Emile Galichon, "Descriptions des dessins de M. Ingres exposés au Salon des Arts-Unis", Gazette des Beaux-Arts (March 15, 1861), vol. IX, no. 6, pg. 356

"Mouvement des Arts et de la Curiosité. Tableaux et Dessins d'Ingres", La Chronique des Arts et de la Curiosité (May 5 and 12, 1867), vol. V, pg. 147, no. 84

Henry Lapauze, Ingres, sa vie & son oeuvre, G. Petit (Paris, France, 1911), repro. pg. 284

Agnes Mongan, "Drawings by Ingres in the Winthrop Collection", Gazette des Beaux-Arts (July-December 1944), ser. 6, 26, pg. 402-3, fig. 13

Jacques Mathey, Ingres, Olivir Lesourd (Paris, 1945), no. 38, repro. pg. 17

"Focus on Drawing: Lines for Painting at the Metropolitan", Art News (March 1946), 45, no. 1, pg. 26, repro.

Randolph Schwabe, Degas: the draughtsman, The Art Trade Press (London, England, 1948), p. [8], fig. 5

Agnes Mongan, ed., One Hundred Master Drawings, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1949), p. 138, repr.

Arthur Millier, The Drawings of Ingres, Zwemmer (London, 1955), pl. 35

Daniel Ternois, Les dessins d'Ingres au Musée de Montauban: les portraits, Les Presses Artistique (Paris, France, 1959), above no. 14

Martin Birnbaum, The Last Romantic (New York, NY, 1960), pg. 191

Première exposition des plus beaux dessins du Louvre et de quelques pièces célèbres des collections de Paris : Musée du Louvre, mars-mai 1962, exh. cat., Ministére d'Etat Affaires Culturelles (Paris, 1962), pp. 81-82

Agnes Mongan, "Hommage à Ingres", L'oeil (September 1967), nos. 151-53, pg. 29

Ingres, exh. cat., Réunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, France, 1967), under no. 156

Ingres et son Temps: Exposition organisé pour le centenaire de la mort d'Ingres, exh. cat., Ministere des affaires culturelles/Reunion des Musées Nationaux (Montauban, France, 1967), under no. 105

Emilio Radius and Ettore Camesasca, L'opera completa di Ingres, Rizzoli (Milan, Italy, 1968), repro. pg. 120

Daniel Ternois and Ettore Camesasca, Tout l'oeuvre peint d'Ingres (Paris, France, 1971), repro. pg. 120

Daniel Ternois, Ingres, Editions Nathan (Paris, France, 1980), pg. 76

John Spike, "Ingres at the Fogg Art Museum", The Burlington Magazine (1981), vol. 123, no. 936, p. 190

Hélène Toussaint, Les portraits d'Ingres: peintures des musées nationaux, exh. cat., Ministère de la Culture, Editions de la Réunion des musées nationaux (Paris, 1985), no. XIII.5, repro.

Gaetan Picon, Ingres, Skira/Rizzoli (Geneva, Switzerland/New York NY, 1991), repro. pg. 40

Jean-Louis Ferrier, ed., L'Aventure de l'Art au XIXe Siecle, Chene-Hachette (Paris, France, 1991), repro. pg. 280

Agnes Mongan, David to Corot: French Drawings in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1996), cat. no. 236, repr.

Daniel Ternois, Ingres: Monsieur Bertin, Réunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, France, 1998), p. 26; repr. fig. 17

Gary Tinterow and Philip Conisbee, Portraits by Ingres: Image of an Epoch, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY, 1999), p. 303 and repr. fig. 179

Carnet de dessins: la main, Bibliothèque de l'Image (Paris, France, 2000), repr. p. 72

Heather McPherson, "Ingres and the Poetics of the Grotesque", Modern Art and the Grotesque, ed. Frances S. Connelly, Cambridge University Press (U.K.) (Cambridge, 2003), pp. 143-144, fig. 35

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. 65, repr. (color)

Ewa Lajer-Burcharth and Elizabeth M. Rudy, ed., Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, 2017), pp. 149-150, 284, repr. p. 150 as fig. 4

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

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

Studies and Study Sheets, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 03/26/1964 - 04/18/1964

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, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 10/23/2003 - 01/25/2004

Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/21/2017 - 05/07/2017

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