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Artist
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, French, 1780–1867
Title
Portrait of the architect Alexandre Bénard, full-length, with fragments of classical capitals, the Roman Forum beyond
Date
1818
Medium
Graphite heightened with bodycolor on cream wove paper
Dimensions
Sheet: 18 1/4 × 14 in. (46.4 × 35.6 cm) Mat: 20 1/4 × 15 3/4 in. (51.4 × 40 cm)
Credit Line

Museum purchase funded by the Brown Foundation Accessions Endowment Fund

Current Location
Not on view
Accession Number
2014.144
Classification
Drawings, Pastels & Watercolors
Provenance

The sitter, Alexandre Bénard; by descent to his wife Madame A. Bénard, née Marie Louise Bidot, later Baronne Emil von Pappenheim; A. Marcel; [Hôtel Drouot, Paris, February 8, 1886, lot 1]; Arthur Georges Veil-Picard; by descent to the Veil-Picard family; [Christie’s, Paris, “The Veil-Picard Collection,” June 23, 2010, lot 79]; [Christie's, London, “Old Master and British Drawings and Watercolours,” July 10, 2014, lot 175]; purchased by MFAH, 2014.