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Study for the right hand of Madame Moitessier (in the National Gallery): 2689

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Study for the right hand of Madame Moitessier (in the National Gallery)


Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (Draughtsman)


History note: Ingres Atelier (Lugt 1477, top left); Henry Lapauze

Measurements and weight

Height: 86 mm
Width: 108 mm

Relative size of this object

10.8 m8.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Brangwyn, Frank

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Etude de Ingres pour le portrait de Mme Moitessier (Voir mon Ingres p. 492) Offert au grand artiste Brangwyn en souvenir de ses visites au Musée Ingres de Montauban et de ma visite a son atelier, Fevrier 1921 Henry Lapauze. Le cachet bleu J.I. est celui de l'atelier d'Ingres
  • Location: Verso (old backboard)
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2689
Primary reference Number: 6462
Lugt: 1477
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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