Madame Jacques–Louis Leblanc (née Françoise Poncelle, 1788–1839), 1823
Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (French, 1780–1867)
Oil on canvas; 47 x 36 1/2 in. (119.4 x 92.7 cm)
Signed, dated, and inscribed (lower left): Ingres P. flor. 1823.
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection, Wolfe Fund, 1918 (19.77.2)
For this portrait, there are more than two dozen drawings investigating a variety of poses (Musée Ingres, Mountauban). Similar studies do not exist for the portrait of Madame Leblanc's husband, Jacques-Louis Leblanc (19.77.1). This portrait was exhibited alone in the Salon of 1834.