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.

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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Trumpington Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1RB
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