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Merry-Joseph Blondel (1781-1853)

Artist:
Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (French, Montauban 1780–1867 Paris)
Date:
1809
Medium:
Graphite on white paper
Dimensions:
6 15/16 x 5 1/2 in. (17.6 x 14 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Grace Rainey Rogers, 1943
Accession Number:
43.85.8
Not on view
Signature: Lower left: Ingres/à rome 1809
Merry Joseph Blondel (French, Paris 1781–1853 Paris); Madame Louise-Émilie Blondel née Delafontaine (French); Madame Alfred Wittersheim; Wittersheim family; Wildenstein & Co., Inc. (New York); Donor: Grace Rainey Rogers
Fogg Museum, Harvard Art Museums. "Ingres Centennial Exhibition, 1867-1967: Drawings, Watercolors, and Oil Sketches from American Collections," February 12, 1967–April 9, 1967.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Portraits by Ingres: Image of an Epoch," October 5, 1999–January 2, 2000.

Naef 54
Émile Galichon "Dessins de M. Ingres, deuxième série." Gazette des Beaux-Arts. vol. 11, July 1, 1861, p. 46.

Charles Blanc Ingres, sa vie et ses ouvrages. Paris, 1870, p. 235.

Henri Delaborde Ingres, sa vie, ses travaux, sa doctrine, d'après les notes manuscrites et les lettres du maître. Paris, 1870, cat. no. 261, p. 291.

Louise Burroughs "Drawings by Ingres." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. vol. 4, New York, February 1946, p. 161, ill.

Nineteenth century French drawings. San Francisco, 1947, cat. no. 4, p. 14, ill.

Agnes Mongan Ingres, Twenty-Four Drawings. New York, 1947, cat. no. 3, ill.

Hans Naef Rome vue par Ingres. Lausanne, 1960, p. 27, fn. 52.

Agnes Mongan, Hans Naef Ingres Centennial Exhibition, 1867-1967. Exh. cat., Feb. 12-April 9. Fogg Museum, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1967, cat. no. 15, ill.

Linda Boyer Gillies, Colta Ives, Jacob Bean Classicism and Romanticism: French Drawings and Prints, 1800-1860. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1970, cat. no. 41, p. 8.

Hans Naef Die Bildniszeichnungen von J.-A.-D. Ingres. 4 vols., Bern, 1977-1980, Vol. IV, p. 102, Kat. 54, repr.; vol. I, p. 189, Abb. 1, ill.

Gary Tinterow, Philip Conisbee, Christopher Riopelle, Hans Naef, Robert Rosenblum, Andrew Carrington Shelton, Georges Vigne, Rebecca A. Rabinow Portraits by Ingres: Image of an Epoch. Exh. cat., National Gallery, London, January 27-April 25, 1999, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., May 23-August 22, 1999, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, October 5, 1999-January 2, 2000. New York, 1999, cat. no. 41, pp. 164-5, ill.

Vincent Pomarède, Stéphane Guégan, Louis-Antoine Prat, Eric Bertin Ingres, 1780-1867. Exh. cat., Musée du Louvre, Paris, February 24-May 15, 2006. Paris, 2006, fig. no. 102, pp. 85, 150, ill.



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