Virgin of the Adoption

Virgin of the Adoption

Artist/s name
Jean-Auguste-Dominique INGRES

oil on canvas
69.5 x 56.8 cm
Accession Number
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
In honour of Professor Emeritus Sir Gustav Nossal AC, CBE, FAA, FRS, Chairman of The Felton Bequests’ Committee from 1975 to 2004. Felton Bequest, 2005
Gallery Location
19th Century European Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International


Collection of M. Roland-Gosselin (painted for Mlle Roland-Gosselin), 1858; then to Mlle Roland-Gosselin; included in Ingres retrospective exhibition, L’Ecole de Beaux Arts, Paris, 1867, no .406 as La Sainte Vierge (owner M. Roland-Gosselin); collection of Baron and Baroness von Bodem, Vienna; unknown private collection; included in Phillips (dealer) sale, London, 14 June 2000, no 59; private collection, London 2000; from whom acquired for the Felton Bequest, 2005.

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