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Madame Guillaume Guillon Lethière, née Marie-Joseph-Honorée Vanzenne, and her son Lucien Lethière

Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (French, Montauban 1780–1867 Paris)

Date:
1808
Medium:
Graphite
Dimensions:
9 1/2 x 7 3/8 in. (24.1 x 18.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.191
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Signature: Signed and dated lower right: Ingres rome/1808

    Inscription: verso: pour ma fille/Servières (dedication of Mme Lethière to her daughter, Eugénie Servières)

    Marking: At lower left the Metropolitan Museum of Art collection stamp (Lugt 1943)

  • Provenance

    Mme Guillaume Guillon Lethière (French)Paris, until 1838; Mme Eugénie Servières (died 1855), until her death; H. O. Havemeyer ; Donor: Louisine W. Havemeyer

  • Exhibition History

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The H.O. Havemeyer Collection," March 10, 1930–November 2, 1930.

    Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. "Nineteenth century French drawings, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, 1947," March 8, 1947–April 6, 1947.

    Philadelphia Museum of Art. "Diamond Jubilee Exhibition, Masterpieces of Drawing (Philadelphia)," November 4, 1950–February 11, 1951.

  • Catalogue Raisonné

    Naef 51

  • References

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

    Agnes Mongan "Drawings by Ingres in the Winthrop Collection." Gazette des Beaux-Arts. vol. 26, July-December, 1944, p. 392.

    Art Digest. 1946, March 15, 1946.

    Ettore Camesasca, Emilio Radius L'opera completa di Ingres. 1968.

    Anonymous Donor "A Gala Opening at the Fogg." Harvard Alumni Bulletin. 1967, pp. 22, 26.

    John Rewald "Ingres and the Camera." Art News. vol. XLII, no. 6, May 1-14, 1943, p. 10.

    Hans Naef Die Bildniszeichnungen von J.-A.-D. Ingres. 4 vols., Bern, 1977-1980, Vol. IV: no. 51; Vol. I: p. 410, fig. 6.

    Agnes Mongan Ingres, Twenty-Four Drawings. New York, 1947, cat. no. 2, ill.

    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. 10, ill.

    "Kunst und Künstler". Berlin, June 1, 1930, p. 386, ill.

    Jean Alazard Ingres et l'Ingrisme. Paris, 1950, fig. no. pl. XVII, ill.

    Reginald Howard Wilenski French Painting. 1931, fig. no. pl. 82, p. 198, ill.

    The H.O. Havemeyer Collection: Catalogue of Paintings, Prints, Sculpture and Objects of Art. Privately published, New York, 1931, pp. 188 (ill.),, ill.

    "David and Ingres: The Classical Ideal. Springfield Shows Two Great French Neo-Classicists." Art News. vol. 38, 25 Nov 1939, cat. no. 53.

    Walter Mehring European Drawings from the Collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art: A Portfolio of Collotype Reproductions [Vol. 1: Italian Drawings; Vol. 2: Flemish, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, and British drawings; Vol. 3: "New Series": Italian, Flemish, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, and British drawings]. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 3 vols., New York, 1942-1944, also N.S., no. 38., cat. no. 37 (vol.2), fig. no. 37, ill.

    Master Drawings. Edited by Bryan Holme, American Studio Books, 1st ed. (2nd: April 1944; reprint Sept. 1945). New York and London, 1943, fig. no. pl. 93, p. 13, ill.

    Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Holme Master Drawings. New York and London, 1944, p. 13.

    Nineteenth century French drawings. San Francisco, 1947, cat. no. 181, ill.

    Millia Davenport The Book of Costume. 1, 1948.

    Diamond Jubilee Exhibition: Masterpieces of Drawings. Exh. cat., November 4, 1950 - February 11, 1951. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 1950, cat. no. 82, ill.

    Regina Shoolman, Charles E. Slatkin Six Centuries of French Master Drawings in America. Oxford University Press, New York, 1950, fig. no. pl. 62, p. 110, ill.

    James Parker Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, 1780-1867. New York, 1955, pp. 13-14, ill.

    Jacqueline Bouchot-Saupique "Dessins français des collections américanes." Art et style. vol. 47, 1958, pp. 7-11.

    French Drawings from American Collections: Clouet to Matisse Ex. cat. Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Dutch, French and English versions of catalogue. Rotterdam, Paris, New York, MMA February 3 - March 15, 1959, cat. no. 127, fig. no. pl. 101, ill.

    Hans Naef "Ingres und die Familie Guillon Lethière." in DU, Zürich. Zürich, December 1963.

    Jean-Marie Paisse "Ingres et le portrait d'enfant." Bulletin du Musée Ingres. no. 24, December 1968, cat. no. 24, pp. 17-23.

    Michael Levey "Ingres at Cambridge and Paris" Master Drawings. vol. 6, 1968, pp. 44-47.

    Lise Duclaux, M. J. Foucart, Hans Naef, Maurice Sérullaz, Daniel Ternois Ingres. Exh. cat., October 27, 1967-January 29, 1968. Petit Palais, Musée des Beaux Arts de la Ville de Paris, Paris, 1968, cat. no. 36, pp. 62, 63, ill.

    "Ingres as a Great Portrait Draughtsman." Colloque Ingres [1967]. Montauban, 1969.

    René Jullian "Ingres et le paysage." Colloque Ingres [1967]. Montauban, 1969.

    Linda Boyer Gillies "European Drawings in the Havemeyer Collection" Connoisseur. vol. 172, no. 693, November 1969, fig. no. 4, pp. 149, 155, 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. 40, p. 7.

    Ettore Camesasca, Daniel Ternois Tout l'oeuvre peint de Ingres. Paris, 1971.

    Phyllis Hattis "Ingres in Rome." Art News. vol. 70, no. 3, May 1971, pp. 26-9, 75-77.

    Madeleine Delpierre "Ingres et la mode de son temps (d'après ses portraits dessinés)" Bullletin du Musée Ingres. no. 37, July 1975, pp. 21-26.

    James David Draper, Clare Le Corbeiller The Arts Under Napoleon. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1978, cat. no. 60.

    Daniel Ternois Ingres. Milan, 1980, p. 35, ill.

    Bohumír Mráz Ingres Zeichnungen. 1983, cat. no. 11, p. 41, ill.

    Georges Vigne, John Goodman Ingres. New York, 1995, p. 91, 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. Ex. cat.: National Gallery, London, Jan. 27-Apr. 25, 1999; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., May 23-Aug. 22, 1999; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Oct. 5, 1999-Jan. 2, 2000. New York, 1999, cat. no. 53, p. 185, ill.

    Elizabeth E. Guffey "Portraits of Ingres. Images of an Epoch." Master Drawings. vol. 39, no. 1, New York, Spring 2001, fig. no. 2, p. 66, ill.

    Vincent Pomarède, Stéphane Guégan, Louis-Antoine Prat, Eric Bertin Ingres, 1780-1867. Ex. cat., Musée du Louvre, Paris, Feb. 24-May 15. Paris, 2006, 2006, cat. no. 57, pp. 85, 202-04, ill.



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