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LE RETOUR A ROME DE MONSIEUR INGRES: DESSINS ET PEINTURES (The Return to Rome of Monsieur Ingres: Drawings and Paintings). Georges Vigne. Villa Medici, Accademia di Francia a Roma, Rome, 1993. Organized in association with Espace Electra, Fondation Electricite de France, Paris. Published by Fratelli Palombi Editori, Rome. 410 pp. with 149 ills. (42 col.). 28 x 21 cm. LC 94-167222 ISBN 8876216154 Bilingual in French and Italian.
Presents an extensive overview of Ingres's techniques, working methods and thematic interests through an examination of drawings produced by the renowned French painter (1780-1867) throughout his career, featuring thorough documentation of some 115 portraits, figure studies, preparatory sketches and other drawings selected from the Musee Ingres, among them sheets executed during the artist's two lengthy sojourns in Rome. Illustrations and lengthy individual discussions of the exhibited drawings and related prints are accompanied by 30 concise texts examining such topics as Ingres's watercolor and drawing techniques, his use of male and female models, his collaborations with Chasseriau and other artists, and questions of the attribution, dating and dissemination of his works.
Artist(s):Ingres, Jean-Auguste-Dominique
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1800-1900 — Drawing and Watercolor
Plans: 01,06,13,15,19
Worldwide Number: 024427
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