Portrait group of Mr and Mrs Joseph Woodhead with the Reverend Henry Comber, brother of the latter, as a youth, during their visit to Rome.
Portrait of Mr and Mrs Woodhead and Mr Henry Comber in Rome by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, 1816
© Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge
- Pencil on paper
- 30.4 x 22.4 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,200 ( Total: £1,200)
- Acquired in:
- Brigadier General H A Walker
Mrs Harriet Woodhead is shown seated with her right arm intertwined with her husband's who leans towards her in a pose of romantic affection. The Reverend is posed as a dandy. The drawing is among the most ambitious by Ingres portraying English sitters. The sitters were relations of the vendors.
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