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Inscription

lower left: Ingres f. roma 1809.; verso inscribed

Provenance

Guénepin family; Private collection, Paris; Robert H. and Clarice Smith; gift to the National Gallery, 1975.

Exhibition History
1978
NGA Master Drawings 1978, p. 92.
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. 40, repro. (shown only in Washington).
Bibliography
1977
Naef, Hans. Die Bildniszeichnungen von J.-A.-D. Ingres. 5 vols. Bern: Benteli Verlag, c.1977-1980.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 678, no. 1090, color repro.
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. 40.
2000
Morphet, Richard. Encounters: New Art from Old. London, 2000: fig. 2c.