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Ingres in Rome

January 24 – February 21, 1971
Ground Floor, Central Gallery (4,000 sq. ft.)

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Mrs. Charles Badham, 1816, graphite on wove paper, The Armand Hammer Collection, 1991.217.20

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: 3 circular paintings and 140 architectural studies, landscapes, and views of Rome and its surroundings were on view, created by Ingres during a youthful stay in Italy. In addition, 8 portrait drawings were borrowed from American collections.

Organization: At the request of the International Exhibitions Foundation, Hans Naef of Zurich, an authority on Ingres, organized the exhibition and wrote the catalogue. Gaillard Ravenel designed the exhibition for the National Gallery.

Attendance: 36,767

Catalog: Ingres in Rome: A Loan Exhibition from the Musée Ingres, Montaubon and American Collectors, by Hans Naef. Washington, DC: International Exhibitions Foundation, 1971.

Other Venues: Wildenstein and Company, New York (a benefit for the Musée Ingres)
Philadelphia Museum of Art
William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, Kansas City, Missouri

Ingres, Jean-Auguste-Dominique
French, 1780 - 1867