Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

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Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
1780-1867
Portrait of Charles-Désiré Norry (1796-1818)
1817
Pencil on wove paper.
7 13/16 x 5 13/16 inches (198 x 148 mm)
Purchased as the gift of Mr. and Mrs. Claus von Bülow.
1977.37

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Inscription: 

Signed, inscribed, and dated by the artist at lower left, "Ingres à Mr. Norry / Pere. / rome / 1817".

Provenance: 
Charles Norry; Henri Rouart; Alexis Rouart; Louis-Henry Rouart; John S. Newberry, Jr.; acquired from E. V. Thaw and Co., New York.
Bibliography: 

"Detroit Sees France from David to Courbet," Art Digest, February 1950, repr. 13.
Recent Additions to the Collection of John S. Newberry, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, 1951, no. 14, repr. as frontispiece.
French Painting, 1100-1900, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 1951, no. 156, repr.
Thirty-Three French Drawings from the Collection of John S. Newberry, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1960, no. 20, repr.
Ingres in American Collections, Galerie Paul Rosenberg, New York, 1961, no. 24, repr.
Hans Naef, Die Bildniszeichnungen von J.-A.-D. Ingres, Bern, 1977-1978, II, 232, IV, no. 216, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Eighteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975-1977. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978, p. 269.

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Watermark: none.
Ingres executed this portrait for the sitter's father, Charles Norry, the architect, one year before the young man's death.

Associated names: 

Norry, Charles, former owner.
Rouart, Henri, 1833-1912, former owner.
Rouart, Alexis, former owner.
Rouart, Louis-Henry, former owner.
Newberry, John S. (John Stoughton), 1910-1964, former owner.
Von Bülow, Claus, 1926-2019, donor.
Von Bülow, Martha Crawford, 1931-2008, donor.

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