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Inscription

around bottom circumference in black ink: Ingres fils f. 13.7 bre 1796

Provenance

Jean Ningres, Toulouse, by 1939. (Henri Petiet, Paris), by 1953;[1] Lessing J. Rosenwald; gift to the National Gallery, 1954.

Exhibition History
1995
Saint-Mémin and the Neoclassical Profile Portrait in America, Washington, DC, 1994: fig. 2:9.
1999
Portraits by Ingres: Image of an Epoch, The National Gallery, London; National Gallery of Art, Washington; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1999-2000, no. 14, repro., as Unknown Man (shown only in Washington and New York).
Bibliography
1967
Mongan, A. & Naef, H., INGRES CENTENNIAL EXH, Fogg: 1967, 3.
1970
Naef, PANTHEON, 28:3 1970: 221-36, 5.
1977
Naef, Hans. Die Bildniszeichnungen von J.-A.-D. Ingres. 5 vols. Bern: Benteli Verlag, c.1977-1980.
1994
Miles, Ellen G. Saint-Mémin and the Neoclassical Profile Portrait in America. Exh. cat. National Portrait Gallery, 1994: fig. 2:9.
1999
Portraits by Ingres: Image of an Epoch. Exh. cat. The National Gallery, London; National Gallery of Art, Washington; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1999-2000: no. 14.