Nicolo Paganini (1784–1840)

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

between 1818–31
Counterproof strengthened with graphite and white chalk on tracing paper
9 7/16 x 7 5/16 in. (24 x 18.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of Grace Rainey Rogers, 1943
Accession Number:
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Signature: Verso, lower right): Ingres fecit

    Inscription: Verso, lower left, in a different hand: Paganini

    Marking: Lower right: collector's stamp of François Flameng (Lugt 991).

  • Provenance

    François Flameng (French, Paris 1856–1923 Paris); Dikran G. Kelekian ; Fearon Galleries (New York); Grace Rainey Rogers ; Donor: Grace Rainey Rogers

  • Exhibition History

    New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Artists' Artists," July 2, 2004–November 14, 2004.

  • Catalogue Raisonné

    Naef 1999

  • References

    Charles Saunier "Collection François Flameng" Les Arts. 1918, cf. nos. 164, 165, 167.

    Hans Naef Die Bildniszeichnungen von J.-A.-D. Ingres. 4 vols., Bern, 1977-1980, vol 4: pp. 444-45, Kat. 238, repr.; vol 2, p. 331, Abb.2, ill.

    Arsène Alexandre Collection Kélékian: Tableaux de l'École française. Paris, 1920.

    Cesare Spellanzon Storia del Risorimento e dell'unità d'Italia. vol. 2, Milan, 1934, p. 783.

    Academie de France a Rome Ingres in Italia: 1806-1824, 1835-1841. Ex. cat., February 26, 1968 - April 28, 1968. Rome, 1968, cat. no. 72.

    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, p. 162.

    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. 83, p. 229, ill.

  • See also
    In the Museum
    Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History