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Ingres Chez Les Fauves

Benjamin, Roger


The Bain turc, more than any other Ingres work, escaped the claims of normative art history and spoke to a radical aesthetic community intent on framing a new art. This essay on the reception of Ingres's figure painting reads responses to the Bain turc at the small Ingres retrospective the Society of the Salon d'Automne organized in 1905, and in 1907 when his Grande Odalisque was challenged by the elevation of Manet's Olympia to the Louvre. Three communities laid claim to Ingres at this time....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2001
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Fingering Ingres


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