August 29, 2016
Ingres (Manner of), Study of a Woman, c.1820, oil on canvas, 12 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Dr. and Mrs. Millard Duxbury, 1962.
French painter Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres was born on this day in 1780. Ingres painted in the Neoclassical style, known for his portraits, though he painted a variety of subjects.