Madame Moitessier by Wilson, Michael

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Published by The National Gallery in London .

Written in English

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  • Ingres, Jean-Auguste-Dominique, 1780-1867.

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Statement[Michael Wilson].
SeriesPainting in focus ; no. 7
ContributionsIngres, Jean-Auguste-Dominique, 1780-1867.
LC ClassificationsND1329.I53 W54
The Physical Object
Pagination[8] p. :
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Open LibraryOL4284016M
LC Control Number78310502

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The portrait was commissioned in to celebrate the marriage two years earlier of Marie Clotilde-Inès de Foucauld to the wealthy merchant, Sigisbert Moitessier. Ingres was initially reluctant to accept the commission, but changed his mind after meeting the year-old Madame Moitessier, whom he described as ‘beautiful and good’.

Few of Ingres' portraits are as sumptuous as Madame Moitessier. She is shown seated in three-quarter profile on a pink chaise longue amidst a profusion of coloured fabric, jewellery and fine French s in the manner of a Greek goddess, with her classical profile impossibly reflected in a mirror to her left, she is dressed in an opulent Second Empire aniline-dyed flowered silk.

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First published inif The Long Way is dated, it's in a melancholy way. The book ends - after Moitessier's circumnavigation and more - with the wise sailor encountering environmental destruction on Tahiti.

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If indeed Moitessier went mad (as some say he did) his madness was a doorway to spiritual peace, and not, like Crowhurst's, to sorrow and death. Moitessier takes us THE LONG WAY toward beauty, value, and the validation of ourselves in what is, after all, a vast and playful universe/5().

Madame Moitessier oil on canvas overall: x cm (57 7/8 x 39 3/8 in.) framed: x x cm (69 1/2 x 51 3/4 x 3 1/2 in.) Samuel H. Kress Collection On View: West Building, Main Floor - Gallery Among Picasso’s most celebrated likenesses of his lover Marie-Thérèse Walter, Woman with a Book balances sensuality and restraint, enclosing exuberant, thickly applied color in a network of sinuous black lines.

The composition pays homage to the Neoclassical master of line, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, whose work Picasso had Madame Moitessier book since his youth, and whose Portrait of Madame. Madame Moitessier by Ingres (Painting in focus) [Wilson, Michael] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Madame Moitessier by Ingres (Painting in focus). Bernard Moitessier (Ap – J ) was a French sailor, most notable for his participation in the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race, the first non-stop, singlehanded, round the world yacht race.

With the fastest circumnavigation time towards the end of the race, Moitessier was the likely winner for the fastest voyage, but he elected to continue on to Tahiti and not return.

When Ingres was informed by a friend that a certain Madame Moitessier of Paris wanted her portrait painted, the artist quickly rebuffed the proposal.

Trained under the great David, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres possessed what would today be described as 'a complex'; he believed that his artistic skills were too exceptional to be used for mere portraiture.

Madame Moitessier Oil on canvas, x 92 cm National Gallery, London: It is often said that while Delacroix was the great proponent of French Romanticism, his older contemporary Ingres was the champion of the classical tradition: obsessed with Raphael and.

Bernard Moitessier, Le Bono, France. 4, likes 6 talking about this. «Tout ce que les hommes ont fait de beau et de bien, ils l'ont construit avec leurs rêves» - La longue routeFollowers: K. I came upon the book Madame in a thread on the Chicklit message boards. It was probably some "desert island books" kind of list, because there was no discussion of the book, only a mention from a reader that Madame was her favorite Polish-language book and furthermore probably her favorite any-language book.

Something about the way she said it made me make note of the title, and I borrowed it /5. Kenneth Clark, seeking to persuade the Trustees of the National Gallery to purchase Ingres’s portrait of Madame Moitessier, had it removed from the florid gilt composition frame which the artist had probably selected (and possibly even designed) for Released on: Novem   Madame Moitessier by Ingres () More bad luck for the commission was to follow as in Ingres’s wife died suddenly and the artist was devastated and didn’t paint for the next seven months.

Inseven years after he started the painting of the seated Madam Moitessier little progress had been made and the husband became restless at. Ingres and the Studio. Women, Painting, History. Sarah Betzer “Ingres and the Studio is an exciting piece of scholarship that sheds new light on issues of paramount importance to our understanding of nineteenth-century French art: the increasingly interrelated destinies of portraiture and history painting; the importance of female agency within a complex cosmopolitan art world; and the Author: Sarah Betzer.

“Madame Moitessier” by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres is a portrait of Marie-Clotilde-Inès Moitessier (née de Foucauld) begun in but not completed until twelve years later.

Madame Moitessier (–) was the daughter of a French civil servant who married a wealthy banker and merchant, who was a widower twice her age. Sarah Betzer’s Ingres and the Studio: Women, Painting, History opens with a detail of the head of the Valpinçon Bather ().

Turning the page, the reader is confronted with the steady gaze of Madame de Moitessier, the subject of Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres’s striking portrait. This pairing visualizes the central problem Betzer seeks to engage: how did Ingres, a history painter.

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres: Madame Moitessier London, National Gallery. Ingres was a perfectionist given to compulsively reworking canvases, his unfortunate clients often waiting years for the release of their commissions.

Madame Moitessier. Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (French, - ) × cm (18 × 13 1/4 in.) GD Open Content images tend to be large in file-size. To avoid potential data charges from your carrier, we recommend making sure your device is. Madame Moitessier was also the aunt of Charles de Foucauld, a famous French priest who was beatified by the Pope in Another portrait of Madame Moitessier: InIngres painted another portrait of Madame Moitessier that is currently on display in the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.

Study for the Dress and the Hands of Madame Moitessier. Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (French, - ) × cm (13 15/16 × 6 5/8 in.) GG Open Content images tend to be large in file-size.

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From National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Madame Moitessier (), Oil on canvas, 57 7/8 × 39 3/8 in. Resting his model’s head on her hand, and replacing Madame Moitessier’s fan with the fluttering pages of a book, Picasso tapped into the eroticism latent beneath Ingres’s image of bourgeois respectability.

His model for these paintings was his mistress, Marie-Therèse Walter, who in this picture looks up from her book and momentarily daydreams. In Woman with a Book, Picasso referrred to Ingres' great portrait, Madame Moitessier.

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Ingres’s Madame Moitessier (National Gallery, London), for example, suggests the visual richness of Ingres’s picture with the detail and complexity of the prose while leading us through the composition. Buy a cheap copy of Katie's Picture Show book by James Mayhew.

Katie visits the gallery for the first time with Grandma and discovers that art is wonderfully exciting, especially when five famous paintings come alive for Free shipping over $Cited by: 2. Studying under Jacques-Louis David for four years, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres developed a Neoclassical approach that changed little as his career unfolded.

Known for his extraordinary drawing skills, Ingres believed that line, not color, conveyed the expressive content in an image. He did not share his colleagues’ enthusiasm for battle scenes, preferring to depict revelatory moments and. These are the sources and citations used to research Madame Moitessier.

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Study of a Portrait of Madame Moitessier, about In he was commissioned to execute a portrait of Madame Marie-Clotilde-Inès de Foucauld Moitessier, daughter of a government functionary, whose beauty the artist considered divine. This painting (now in the National Gallery, London), which troubled Ingres for many years, was.

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5 In short, Matisse's Woman in Blue, whose.Wearing her finest clothes and jewellery, Madame Moitessier gazes majestically at us. She is the embodiment of luxury and style during the Second Empire, which saw the restoration of the French imperial throne and the extravagant display of wealth.

Her distinctive pose is based upon a Roman wall.

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