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Inscription

center right in graphite: Ingres Del / 1857. signed & dated on the veil (right edge, center) in graphite: Ingres Del / 1857

Provenance

In 1905, in the possession of Mme. R***, presumed to be Madame Richemond, née Mlle. de Borderieux; by descent through the sitter's family until 1977; (Jacques Dubourg, Paris); (Marianne Feilchenfeldt, Zurich); purchased by Ian Woodner, New York, May 1984; by inheritance to his daughters, Andrea and Dian Woodner, New York, 1990.

Exhibition History
1867
Ingres, Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1867, no. 314.
1905
Salon d'Automne: Oeuvres d'Ingres, Grand Palais, Paris, 1905, no. 62.
1985
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, 1985, no. 108 (checklist only).
1986
Dibujos de los siglos XIV al XX: Colección Woodner, Museo del Prado, Madrid, 1986-87, no. 103.
1986
Meisterzeichnungen aus Sechs Jahrhunderten: Die Sammlung Ian Woodner, Haus der Kunst, Munich and Vienna, 1986, no. 87.
1987
Master Drawings: The Woodner Collection, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1987, no. 86.
1990
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, no. 109.
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996, no. 104.
1999
Portraits by Ingres: Image of an Epoch, National Gallery of Art, Washington; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1999-2000, no. 163.
2006
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2006 - 2007.
Bibliography
1870
Blanc, Charles. Ingres: sa vie, ses ouvrages. Paris, 1870: 240.
1870
Delaborde, Henri. Ingres: sa vie, ses travaux, sa doctrine. Paris, 1870: 313, no. 424.
1977
Naef, Hans. Die Bildniszeichnungen von J.A.D. Ingres. 5 vols. Berne, 1980: II: 255: III: 208-15, 244, 302, 303, 368: V: 214, no. 445.
1981
de Gaigneron, Axelle. 'Les nouveaux choix de Mr. Woodner.'Connaissance des arts. CCCXLVIII (1981): 78.
1995
Jones, Jennifer. "The Woodner Collections at the National Gallery." Drawing 17 (September-October 1995): 49-53.
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996: no. 104.
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. 163.