Girl Painting

Girl painting

by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

A painting depicting a girl by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780 - 1867) who won Rome Prize in 1801 and was deemed the leader of New Classicism versus Romanticism. He also assumed the post of Chairman of the Academy of French Fine Arts in Rome from 1934 to 1841 and he is one of the French Art's Figures in the 19th century.

It had been at the Museum of Modern Arts in Cairo till 1935 and it is now one of the exhibits of Gezira Museum in Cairo.