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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, French (Montauban 1780 - 1867 Paris)
View of the Villa Medici, Rome; verso: Sketches of a basin and the capital and base of a column
Work Type
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Graphite on white wove paper
12 x 20 cm (4 3/4 x 7 7/8 in.)
John S. Newberry, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1961, inv. no. 1961.9
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of John S. Newberry in memory of Meta P. Sachs
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Ingres: Centennial Exhibition, 1867-1967. Drawings, Watercolors and Oil Sketches from American Collections, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1967), no. 7, p. 249, repr.

[Eugéne-Emmanuel Pineu-Duval] Amaury-Duval, L'Atelier d'Ingres: Edition critique de l'ouvrage publié à Paris en 1878, ed. Daniel Ternois, Arthena (Paris, France, 1993), fig. 14

Agnes Mongan, David to Corot: French Drawings in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1996), cat. no. 208, repr.

Valérie Bajou, Monsieur Ingres, Editions Adam Biro (Paris, France, 1999), repr. fig. 52

Gary Tinterow and Philip Conisbee, Portraits by Ingres: Image of an Epoch, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY, 1999), fig. 79, pp. 97, 103

Uwe Fleckner, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres 1780-1867, Könemann Verlagsgesellschaft (Cologne, Germany, 2000), p. 38, fig. 35 (color)

Uwe Fleckner, "Porträt und Vedute Strategien der Wirklichkeitsaneignung in den römischen Zeichnungen von Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres", ed. Margret Stuffmann, Walther König (Cologne, 2001), p. 167, fig. 5

Olivier Bonfait, ed., Maestà di Roma da Napoleone all'unità d'Italia: D'Ingres à Degas, les artistes français à Rome, exh. cat., Electa (Milan, 2003), p. 154, fig. 3

Vincent Pomarède, Stéphane Guégan, Louis-Antoine Prat, and Eric Bertin, Ingres 1780-1867, exh. cat., Editions Gallimard (Paris, France, 2006), ill. 48, p. 81

Exhibition History

Ingres Centennial Exhibition, 1867-1967, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 02/12/1967 - 04/09/1967

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