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Portrait of the Countess of Tournon

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (French, 1780–1867)
Wearing a beautifully rendered velvet dress, the Countess of Tournon confronts the viewer with a self-assured gaze full of vivacity and wit. The mother of a high government official in French-occupied Rome, she inspired one of Ingres's liveliest and most accomplished early portraits.

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