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L'Odalisque Couchée: P.26-1942

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Current Location: In storage


L'Odalisque Couchée


Printmaker: Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique
Printer: Delpech, François Séraphin
Publisher: Delpech, Marie Marguerite Brigitte




History note: Philippe Burty collection

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1942-03) by Fairhaven, Huttleston 1st Lord


19th Century
Production date: AD 1825


For a lithographic album by Delpech, 1826

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

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Support composed of paper
Image Height 131 mm Width 210 mm
Sheet Height 200 mm Width 286 mm

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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Ingres 1825
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: I, lith. de Delpech
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: ODALISQUE.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.26-1942
Primary reference Number: 2931
Delteil: 9
Béraldi: 4
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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