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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, French (Montauban 1780 - 1867 Paris)
Roger Freeing Angelica
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Roger Delivering Angelica
Work Type
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Graphite, squared, on white wove paper
17.1 x 19.7 cm (6 3/4 x 7 3/4 in.)
Fernand Guille, nephew of the artist; purchased from him by Edgar Degas; his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, March 26-27, 1918, no. 213 (Fr 3,200); purchased at that sale by Bernheim Jeune, Paris; Scott and Fowles, New York; acquired from them by Grenville L. Winthrop, December 23, 1924 ($1,200); his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Agnes Mongan, "Drawings by Ingres in the Winthrop Collection", Gazette des Beaux-Arts (July-December 1944), ser. 6, 26, pg. 404

Agnes Mongan, Ingres: 24 Drawings, Pantheon Books (New York, 1947), no. 14, repro.

Horace Shipp, "Ingres and the Angelica Theme", Apollo (January 1956), 63, pg. 38

Daniel Ternois, Inventaire des collections publiques francaises, 11, Montauban, Musee Ingres, peintures, Ingres et son temps., Editions des Musées Nationaux (Paris, France, 1965), under no. 160

Waldemar George, Dessins d'Ingres, Editions du Columbier/A. Michel (Paris, 1967), pg. 49, repro.

Ingres, exh. cat., Réunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, France, 1967), pg. 152, under no. 107

Ingres: Centennial Exhibition, 1867-1967. Drawings, Watercolors and Oil Sketches from American Collections, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1967), no. 52, p. 247, repr.

Emilio Radius and Ettore Camesasca, L'opera completa di Ingres, Rizzoli (Milan, Italy, 1968), pg. 99, under no. 99a

Martin Davies, French School: Early 19th Century, Impressionists, Post-Impressionists, etc., National Gallery of Art (London, England, 1970), pg. 119

Daniel Ternois and Ettore Camesasca, Tout l'oeuvre peint d'Ingres (Paris, France, 1971), pg. 99, under no. 100a

Evelyne Pansu, Ingres Dessins, Chene (Paris, France, 1977), no. 44, repro.

Ingres: Drawings from the Musée Ingres at Montauban and Other Collections, exh. cat., Victoria and Albert Museum (London, England, 1979), pg. 37

Gaetan Picon, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Quai des Celestins, 4 (New York, NY, 1980), pg. 52, repro.

Patricia Condon, In Pursuit of Perfection: The Art of J.-A.-D. Ingres, exh. cat., Speed Art Museum (Louisville, KY, 1983), pp. 94, fig. 2, 243, 246, 248-50, 252, 254

Patricia Condon, "Les Dessins Historiques achevés de J.A.D. Ingres" (part one), Bulletin du Musée Ingres, Amis du Musée Ingres (Montauban, France, 1995), no. 67/68, pp. 3-86, cat. 41; repr. fig. 30

Patricia Condon, "Les Dessins Historiques achevés de J.A.D. Ingres" (part two), Bulletin du Musée Ingres, Amis du Musée Ingres (Montauban, France, 1996), no. 69, pp. 3-38, pp. 4, 8, 10

Agnes Mongan, David to Corot: French Drawings in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1996), cat. no. 225, repr.

Ann Dumas, Degas as a Collector, Apollo Magazine in assoc. with National Gallery Publications (London, England, 1996), p. 24; repr. fig. 20

Ann Dumas and Colta Ives, The Private Collection of Edgar Degas, exh. cat., Metropolitan Museum of Art / Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, NY, 1997), p. 147, fig. 192

Colta Ives, The Private Collection of Edgar Degas: A Summary Catalogue, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY, 1997), no. 667, repr.

Susan L. Siegfried, "The Imperatives of Drawing in Ingres's Art", ed. Margret Stuffmann, Walther König (Cologne, 2001), p. 82, fig. 13

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press (U.S.) (New York, 2003), cat. no. 61, repr. (color)

Stephan Wolohojian, Ingres, Burne-Jones, Whistler, Renoir... La Collection Grenville L. Winthrop, exh. cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon and Réunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, France, 2003), no. 61, repr.

Susan L. Siegfried, Ingres: Painting Reimagined, Yale University Press (U.S.) (New Haven, 2009), pp. 46, 49, repr. in b/w p. 47 as fig. 14

Exhibition History

Chinese sculpture, bronzes, jades, paintings and drawings, Egyptian and Persian sculpture, Pre-Columbian art : selected from the collection of Grenville Lindall Winthrop, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 10/01/1943 - 02/28/1944

Ingres and Degas: Two Classical Draughtsmen, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/24/1961 - 05/20/1961

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

Works by J.-A.-D. Ingres in the Collection of the Fogg Art Museum, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 10/17/1980 - 12/07/1980

A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, Lyon, 03/15/2003 - 05/26/2003; National Gallery, London, 06/25/2003 - 09/14/2003; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 10/23/2003 - 01/25/2004

HAA 10 Survey Course (S421): The Western Tradition: Art Since the Renaissance (Fall 11 Rotation 2), Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, 10/07/2011 - 11/05/2011

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