Portrait of Alexandre Tardieu

Description
Louis-Pierre Henriquel-Dupont’s etching reproduces an 1825 drawing by J. A. D. Ingres (1780–1867) of Pierre-Alexandre Tardieu (1756–1844). The print appeared in the Gazette des Beaux-Arts in 1860. Tardieu came from a dynasty of distinguished graphic artists, which dated back to the beginning of the 18th century. He was especially known for his engraved portraits. Henriquel-Dupont, like the subject of his print, also was famous for his engravings and was considered by some the most celebrated engraver of 19th-century France.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
Object Type
Etching
Date made
1860
original artist
Ingres, Jean-Auguste-Dominique
graphic artist
Henriquel-Dupont, Louis-Pierre
printer
Drouart
publisher
Gazette des Beaux-Arts
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 19.6 cm x 14.5 cm; 7 11/16 in x 5 11/16 in
sheet: 28 cm x 21.5 cm; 11 in x 8 7/16 in
ID Number
GA*14902
catalog number
14902
accession number
94830
subject
Portraits
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Communications
Art
Ferris Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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