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Cameo after "La Source," by Ingres


Description Conservation Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Carved cameo after the painting "La Source" by Ingres. François was a pupil of Bonnat and Chapu. From 1867 he exhibited several cameos in various stones and at least one statuette at the Salon in Paris. The cameos included subjects such as "Liberty," "Saint George," and "Prometheus," as well as several scenes featuring Venus. He was an officer of the Legion d'Honneur and some of his work can be found in the Luxembourg Museum, Paris.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
12/07/1964Treatmentcleaned
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] at base: Francois 1870 [Inscribed] at base: Ingres 1856.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1870
Medium
Onyx, white on black
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.210
Measurements
Overall: 3 9/16 x 1 3/4 in. (9 x 4.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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