Sappho or Corinne

1809
Unidentified artist, French, 19th century, Formerly attributed to Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (French, 1780–1867)


Dimensions

Overall: 22.1 x 29.2cm (8 11/16 x 11 1/2 in.) Framed: 44.8 x 52.1 cm (17 5/8 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

65.2579

Medium or Technique

Watercolor

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Inscription

Lower left, pen and brown ink: (Ingres signature) / 1809.

Markings

PDP Watermark Type: Fortune and van der ley

Provenance

Private collection, Paris; sale, Paris, 24 March 1879, lot 164; [Madame de Maisonneuve, Paris]; Wildenstein & Co., New York; Forsyth Wickes (1876-1964, New York, Paris, Rhode Island) purchased 4 November 1952 (as Ingres); acquired by bequest Devember 24,1965

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection