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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.374
People
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, French (Montauban 1780 - 1867 Paris)
Title
The Betrothal of Raphael and the Niece of Cardinal Bibbiena
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Cardinal Bibiena Gives Hand of His Niece to Raphael
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1864
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/298018
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite, watercolor, and white gouache on tracing paper, laid down
Dimensions
actual: 19.9 x 16 cm (7 13/16 x 6 5/16 in.)
Provenance
Possibly Mme Delphine Ingres, née Ramel, the artist's widow; Louis Kronberg, Paris; acquired through Martin Birnbaum by Grenville L. Winthrop, June 4, 1928 ($2,500); 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
1943
Object Number
1943.374
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Henry Lapauze, Les dessins de J.-A.-D. Ingres du Musée de Montauban, J. E. Bulloz (Paris, France, 1901), pg. 250

Edward King, "Ingres as Classicist", The Journal of the Walters Art Gallery (1942), vol. V, pg. 105, n. 52

Agnes Mongan, "Drawings by Ingres in the Winthrop Collection", Gazette des Beaux-Arts (July-December 1944), ser. 6, 26, pg. 411

Norman Schlenoff, Ingres, ses sources littéraires, Presses Universitaires de France (Paris, France, 1956), pl. 18

Ingres, exh. cat., Réunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, France, 1967), pg. 96, under no. 63

Ingres: Centennial Exhibition, 1867-1967. Drawings, Watercolors and Oil Sketches from American Collections, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1967), no. 115, repr.

Emilio Radius and Ettore Camesasca, L'opera completa di Ingres, Rizzoli (Milan, Italy, 1968), pg. 95, under no. 76

Daniel Ternois and Ettore Camesasca, Tout l'oeuvre peint d'Ingres (Paris, France, 1971), pg. 95, under no. 77

Daniel Ternois, Ingres, Editions Nathan (Paris, France, 1980), pg. 108

Patricia Condon, In Pursuit of Perfection: The Art of J.-A.-D. Ingres, exh. cat., Speed Art Museum (Louisville, KY, 1983), repr. pg. 19

Jean-Pierre Cuzin and Dominique Cordellier, Raphael et l'art français, exh. cat., Réunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, 1983), p. 133 (under cat. 135; no illus.)

[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), p. 105, note 9

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. 86; repr. fig. 66

Georges Vigne, Ingres, Citadelles & Mazenod and Abbeville Press (Paris, France; New York, NY, 1995), repr. pg. 115

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. 7, 8, 11, 17

Agnes Mongan, David to Corot: French Drawings in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1996), cat. no. 255, repr.

Daniel Ternois, Lettres d’Ingres à Marcotte d’Argenteuil: dictionnaire, Librairie des Arts et Métiers-Ed. Jacques Laget (Nogent-le-Roi, France, 2001), pg. 102

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. 82, 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. 82, repr.

Louis-Antoine Prat, Ingres, exh. cat., Musée du Louvre/5 Continents (Paris, 2004), p. 78, under cat. no. 8

David Alan Brown and Jane Van Nimmen, Raphael and the Beautiful Banker, Yale University Press (New Haven and London, 2005), pp. 97-98, fig. 55 (color)

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 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

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