Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Master Copy #3

Paxton after Ingres

American Impressionist of the Boston School, William McGregor Paxton took the opportunity to copy Ingres' Odalisque à l'esclave, in 1932, shortly after it was acquired by his friend Carroll S. Tyson.

signed COPIED BY PAXTON, dated 1932, and inscribed J. INGRES / ROM. 1839, oil on panel, 74.1 by 101.6 cm

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Odalisque with a Slave, 1839-1840, Oil on canvas,  72.07 x 100.33 cm

Theme, subject, pose, the gesture of a hand …Ingres constantly explored motifs.

Odalisque with Slave, 1842,  Ingres with Jean-Paul Flandrin (French, 1811-1902) oil, 76 x 105 cm

A drawing for or after the 1839 canvas.

INGRES ~ Odalisque à l'esclave, lavis gris, mine de plomb, papier beige, rehauts de blanc

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