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Eye Candy for Today: Ingres pencil portrait of Adolphe-Marcellin Defresne

Portrait of Adolphe-Marcellin Defresne, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres Graphite pencil on paper, roughly 17×12 inches (43×29 cm). Original is in the Morgan Library and Museum. Here is another of Ingres’s wonderful pencil portraits, with his trademark combination of exacting portraiture, and loose, almost casual rendering of the Read More …

Eye Candy for Today: Ingres graphite portrait of Mme. Lethière

Madame Alexandre Lethière and Her Daughter Letizia, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres Graphite on paper, roughly 11×9 in (30×22 cm); in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Use the download or zoom icons under the image. Another of Ingres’ marvelous pencil portraits in which the delicately attentive Read More …

Eye Candy for Today: Ingres’ portraits of Madame Moitessier

Madame Moitessier, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, National Gallery of Art, DC Madame Moitessier, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, The National Gallery, London When asked to paint Madame Moitessier, Ingres — who was at a later point in his career in which he was less inclined to take on portrait commissions Read More …

Eye Candy for Today: Ingres portrait of Princesse de Broglie

Joséphine-Éléonore-Marie-Pauline de Galard de Brassac de Béarn (1825–1860), Princesse de Broglie, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres In addition to dazzling the eye with his handling of face, figure, fabric and jewelry, Ingres leaves no doubt that he has nailed the sitter’s likeness. In the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Read More …