Olga's Gallery

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres


Portrait of Louis-Francois Bertin.

1832. Oil on canvas. Louvre, Paris, France. Read Note.

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres. Portrait of Louis-Francois Bertin.

Louis-François Bertin (1766-1841) founder and director of the Journal des Débats. Bertin stood for the liberal bourgeoisie and the establishment; this perhaps aided the portrait’s success in the 1833 Salon