The Alexandre Lethière Family

1815
Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (French, 1780–1867)


Dimensions

Sheet: 27.5 x 21.8 cm (10 13/16 x 8 9/16 in.) Framed: 60 x 51.5 cm (23 5/8 x 20 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26.45

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Provenance

Probably either Alexandre Lethière, Paris, until 1827, or his father Guillaume Guillon-Lethière (1760-1832), Director of French Academy, Rome (1807-1815) until 1832; Dr. Charles Lethière (1816-1889), son of Alexandre Lethière, Paris, until 1889; Mme Clémence Lethière, his widow, until 1901; unknown collector; purchased from that collector in 1913 by Carlos de Bestegui; purchased from the Wildenstein Gallery, February 1926

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund