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Portrait of Madame Moitessier Standing.
1851. Oil on canvas. The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA. More. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Madame Moitessier, née Inès de Foucauld, was the daughter of a colleague of Marcotte D'Argenteil, a close friend of Ingres. It was Marcotte who persuaded Ingres to paint Inès, as she wanted very much to have a portrait by the painter's hand