The Artist Birthday Series

Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres

"Portrait of Luigi Cherubini," 1841
“Portrait of Luigi Cherubini,” 1841

In the latter part of his life, Ingres was recognized as the greatest living artist in France. Though a history painter, his major commissions were for portraits, and as the most sought-after portraitist, Ingres captured the splendor of the feminine elite.

"Princess Albert de Broglie," 1850
“Princess Albert de Broglie,” 1850

 

"Baronne James de Rothschild,"
“Baronness Betty de Rothschild,” 1845

 

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