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The Architect Charles-Victor Famin

Artist:
Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (French, Montauban 1780–1867 Paris)
Date:
1836
Medium:
Graphite on wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 3/4 x 6 15/16 in. (22.3 x 17.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 2012
Accession Number:
2012.150.15
Not on view
Signature: Signed, inscribed, and dated in graphite at lower right: Ingres Del. / Roma 1836; on the back of the mount, etiquette outlined in blue: M. Savary.
The sitter, Charles-Victor Famin, Chartres, until his death, 1910; his son, Pierre-Paul Famin, Paris, until his death, 1922; his wife, Mme Famin; her daughter, Mlle Nicole Famin; Christen Sveaas; Wildenstein, New York, 1989; sold to Wrightsman; Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, New York, from 1989; Donor: Jayne Wrightsman
Wildenstein, New York. "Masterworks on Paper," March 1984–August 1984.

Naef 367
Henri Delaborde Ingres, sa vie, ses travaux, sa doctrine, d'après les notes manuscrites et les lettres du maître. Paris, 1870, p. 295, no. 292.

Henry Jouin Musée de portraits d'artistes: peintres, sculpteurs, architectes, graveurs, musiciens, artistes dramatiques, amateurs, etc., nés en France ou y ayant vécu. Paris, 1888, p. 67.

Hans Naef "Eighteen Portrait Drawings by Ingres." Master Drawings. vol. 4, 1966, pp. 268-69, 279 n. 48, 282, no. 11, pl. 10.

Hans Naef "The Sculptor Dupaty and the Painter Dejuinne: Two Unpublished Portraits by Ingres." Master Drawings. vol. 13, 1975, p. 269, ill. p. 268, fig. 3.

Hans Naef Die Bildniszeichnungen von J.-A.-D. Ingres. 4 vols., Bern, 1977-1980, vol. 5, pp. 225-25, no. 367, and vol. 3, chap. 154, pp. 235-39 (also see vol. 2, p. 357, n. 1; vol. 3, pp. 179, 181; vol. 5, p. 200 under no. 355).

Pierre Rosenberg, Elizabeth E. Barker, George R. Goldner et al. The Wrightsman Pictures. Everett Fahy, New York and New Haven, 2005, cat. no. 87, ill.



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