Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres / Joseph-Antoine Moltedo (born 1775) / ca. 1810Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
Joseph-Antoine Moltedo (born 1775)
ca. 1810

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Creator Name: Ingres, Jean-Auguste-Dominique
Creator Nationality: European; French
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: French, 1780-1867
Creator Name-CRT: Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
Title: Joseph-Antoine Moltedo (born 1775)
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Creation Start Date: 1800
Creation End Date: 1820
Creation Date: ca. 1810
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: oil on canvas
Dimensions: 29 5/8 x 22 7/8 in. (75.2 x 58.1 cm)
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 29.100.23
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929

Painted in about 1810, during one of the most productive periods in Ingres's career, this portrait represents an important official in Rome during the occupation by Napoleon. The Appian Way and the Colosseum are visible in the background. Ingres, a student of Jacques-Louis David, had won the prix de Rome. While residing in Italy, he portrayed the local elite of the French bureaucracy.

AMICA ID: MMA_.29.100.23
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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