Madame Aymon
 (also known as La Belle Zelie)
771 x 953 • 518 KB
Painted shortly after the artist's arrival in Rome, this picture has all the freshness of colour that Ingres displays in his early works. The thin, clear paint and bright sky owe a great deal to David. At this stage Ingres still allows himself to notice certain imperfections in his sitter - for example Mme. Aymon's bad teeth - although he is already in full possession of that ability to pose his model which he retains all his life.
Owner/Location: Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen  (France - Rouen)
Dates: 1806
Artist age:Approximately 26 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 59 cm (23.23 in.), Width: 49 cm (19.29 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member rocsdad on 03 June 2006.
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