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

By descent within the Lethière family, either through Guillaume Guillon-Lethière (b. 1760-d. 1832) or his son, Alexandre Lethière, Paris, to Alexandre's son, Charles Lethière (b. 1816 - d. 1889), Paris; to his widow, Clémence Laurent Lethière (d. 1901), Guichainville. 1913, purchased from an unknown collector by Carlos de Bestegui (b. 1863 - d. 1915). 1926, sold by Wildenstein and Co. to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 11, 1926)

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund